Transparent Hands recently hosted a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session to enhance healthcare access for marginalized communities. The free medical camp was held at Village Moledino, Hajan Mehran Highway, Saeedabad, district Matiari, Sindh, on 27th April 2023.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
Our medical team, including doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, provided various healthcare services to 360 deserving patients. Services offered at the camp were:
- Free Consultations
- First Aid
- Hepatitis B & C Screenings
- Blood Sugar Test
- Blood Pressure Checkup
- Uric Acid Test
- Cholesterol Test
- Typhoid Test
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation suffered from fever, cough, flu, ear infection, nose bleeding, seasonal allergies, chest infection, asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, gastric trouble, migraine, hypertension, kidney pain, and body weakness. Free medicines were also given to a large number of deserving patients. A total of 38 lab tests were conducted at the camp. Around 3% of the tested patients had hepatitis C and 2% had hepatitis B.
Preventive Healthcare Session
An expert doctor conducted a preventive healthcare session for the attendees. The session emphasized the importance of personal hygiene and its impact on overall health. The doctors discussed the potential health risks associated with poor personal hygiene and provided attendees with information on how to improve their hygiene practices to prevent such issues. The session aimed to increase awareness among attendees regarding the importance of personal hygiene and promote healthier practices.
The free medical camp held in Matiari, Sindh, was a major success, providing essential health services to 360 deserving patients and their families. Many of these patients may have otherwise gone without much-needed medical care. The medical team at the camp delivered personalized care, catering to the unique health needs of each patient. In addition, the camp offered screening test services and preventive healthcare sessions to help educate attendees about preventing future illnesses and managing chronic conditions. The camp also made a significant impact on the lives of those who attended, providing them with the necessary medical attention and knowledge to stay healthy in the future.
The camp was made possible through the generosity of thousands of donors who share Transparent Hands’ vision of providing high-quality healthcare services to rural and suburban areas of Pakistan. This initiative reflects the organization’s ongoing commitment to bridging the healthcare gap and increasing access to care for underprivileged communities. By leveraging the support of generous donors, Transparent Hands can continue to deliver vital health services to those who need them most.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team comprised 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.