In an incredible effort to make quality healthcare accessible to impoverished patients, Transparent Hands recently organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session in UC Khan Jo Goth, Village Selro, Tehsil Mehar, District Dadu, Sindh, on May 30, 2023. The medical camp was aimed at bridging the healthcare gap for those in need. The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund also participated in this medical camp and supported some of the arrangements.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 724 deserving patients were provided with free consultations from expert doctors during the free medical camp. In addition to the consultations, the patients received medicines and underwent various essential screenings and check-ups, including diabetes tests, screenings for hepatitis B and C, typhoid, and malaria, as well as examinations for cholesterol and blood pressure. These services were offered to patients free of charge, ensuring their access to essential healthcare services without paying anything.
Diseases and Consultation
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, flu, cough, skin infection, asthma, seasonal allergies, malaria, diabetes, hypertension, gastric problems, body pain, and weakness. A total of 46 lab tests were also conducted during the medical camp. Around 3% of the tested patients had hepatitis C, and 2% had hepatitis B.
Preventive Healthcare Session
During the preventive healthcare session on cleanliness and personal hygiene, attendees received valuable tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They were encouraged to prioritize regular handwashing, practice proper dental care, and keep their living spaces clean. The doctor emphasized the importance of covering their mouths when coughing or sneezing, using clean utensils for food preparation, and proper waste disposal.
The successful free medical camp in District Dadu, Sindh, had a significant impact on the lives of 724 deserving patients and their families. The camp provided vital healthcare services, consultations, and treatments for various health problems, offering relief to many individuals and families. The session on personal hygiene awareness also empowered attendees with knowledge and practical tips on maintaining better health practices in their daily lives. The camp brought hope and confidence to the people of Dadu, inspiring Transparent Hands and its donors to continue their mission of expanding healthcare access to impoverished and remote areas across the country. It showcases the transformative impact of quality healthcare on individuals, families, and communities in need.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 16 members, including two supervisors, four doctors (two females and two males), two nurses, one lab technician, two pharmacists, four patient registrars, and one photographer. Donate For Upcoming Medical Camps