Transparent Hands, in sponsorship with Give2Asia, successfully organized a beneficial program aimed at providing free medical care to underprivileged patients in Dera Ismail Khan. This free medical camp and preventive healthcare session were held at the New City Housing Society in Dera Ismail Khan on 21st May 2023. This initiative aimed to alleviate the healthcare burden faced by the impoverished community by offering them essential free-of-cost medical services.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
Our medical team, which included doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, provided a wide range of healthcare services to 261 deserving patients. The services they offered at the camp were:
- Free Consultations
- First Aid
- Hepatitis B & C Screenings
- Blood Sugar Test
- Blood Pressure Checkup
- Uric Acid Test
- Cholesterol Test
Most Common Diseases
The patients were diagnosed with various health problems, such as fever, flu, cough, earache, eye infections, seasonal allergies, asthma, chest infection, skin allergies, high blood pressure, uric acid, joint pain, frozen shoulder, weak muscles, thalassemia, hernia, diarrhea, diabetes, backache, joint pain, and body pain. A total of 116 tests for hepatitis B and C, uric acid, cholesterol, and BSR were also conducted.
Preventive Healthcare Session
An expert doctor held a preventive healthcare session to educate attendees on essential prevention tips. The session emphasized awareness about diabetes, its symptoms, testing, and how to prevent or control it by following a healthy lifestyle.
Dera Ismail Khan, a region plagued by health issues, the free medical camp organized by Transparent Hands had a profound impact on the lives of 261 deserving patients and their families. These individuals, who lacked access to proper medical care, received critical health services and support through the camp. The comprehensive medical care provided was tailored to address their specific needs, encompassing diagnosis, treatment, and screening for potential health risks. The dedicated medical team at the camp worked tirelessly to ensure that each patient received the utmost care and attention.
Moreover, the camp prioritized preventive healthcare sessions to empower patients in avoiding future illnesses. Patients were equipped with information on preventive measures to maintain good health, prevent the spread of diseases, and manage chronic conditions. The overall success of the free medical camp in DI Khan cannot be overstated, as it provided much-needed medical care, support, and health education to individuals who would have otherwise remained underserved.
Transparent Hands continues to make significant strides in its mission to enhance healthcare accessibility in rural and suburban areas of Pakistan, thanks to the support of thousands of generous donors. Their unwavering commitment ensures that more people can receive high-quality healthcare and lead healthier lives.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 15 members, including one supervisor, four doctors (three males and one female), two lab technicians, two pharmacists, one patient registrar, two staff nurses, two crew workers, and one photographer. Help us with your charity to complete our upcoming free medical camps.