Transparent Hands in association with Rafhan Maize Products, Kotri (Under the CSR program) arranged and managed a free medical and surgical camp at Indus Public School, SITE Area, Kotri. The aim of arranging this camp was to provide medical assistance to the underprivileged community of the said locality. Our camp team consisted of twenty-four members including one supervisor, three doctors (one male and two females), one Sonologist, two female nurses, three pharmacists, four patient registrars, one photographer, and nine crew workers.
In total, 822 patients were facilitated at the camp. In which a total of 748 women and children were checked on both days. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Patients and all other attendees were also asked to wear face masks, maintain social distance, and use hand sanitizers. Numerous families and children from the said locality were present at the camp for their check-ups. Free medicines along with the testing facilities for blood sugar level, and blood pressure, Ultrasound scans were provided to the patients as well. An awareness session on general and personal hygiene was also carried out.
Most of the patients examined by the doctors suffered from chest infections, flu, fever, joint pains, general weakness, and various types of skin and stomach infections. Free, appropriate medication was provided to patients diagnosed with the above-mentioned problems. Only six patients in this camp were advised to undergo a surgical procedure. For this purpose, they were registered with Transparent Hands. They will be treated at one of the panel hospitals in the said vicinity very soon.
Via free medical Camp in Kotri, Transparent Hands has impacted the lives of 822 patients in a positive manner. Team Transparent Hands looks forward to organizing such camps where we can be of service to the impoverished communities in Pakistan. We also look forward to facilitating such communities with quality health care, as we believe health care to be a primary and basic right of all human beings.