Pakistan’s healthcare system is broken, perplexed and moving at a very unsteady pace where quality medical services are inadequate. The country’s healthcare system is struggling even after 70 years of independence, because the successive governments have never given it the required attention neither did they care about its reformation. List of Top 5 Non-Profit Organizations Providing Free Medical Care to People in Need in Pakistan
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Pakistan’s healthcare is underdeveloped due to the lack of adequate funding. The government’s budgetary allocation for the healthcare sector is so low, that it cannot be used properly to counter the needs of 200 million Pakistanis.
As a result, government hospitals lack proper infrastructure and equipment. Public hospitals also lack skilled staff members,, because there is no government incentive to attract meritorious healthcare professionals to this sector to serve the civilians of the country.
Amidst such voids in the healthcare system, we can see the growth of private hospitals that claim to provide medical facilities, treatment, and care to the sick patients to give them relief but unfortunately, their services are offered in the exchange for money.
Our perplexed healthcare system is hurting the civilians especially the men, women and children who are poor or belong to the low-income families, because they cannot afford to access medical care when they need it the most.
Non-profits have come forward to provide both moral and financial support to the poor and needy patients so that they can get essential treatment for free. Non-profit organizations are implementing their development projects in the healthcare system to ensure that proper medical facilities are reaching out to everyone.
Non-profits would be able to face the challenges and problems within our healthcare system and bring long term benefits to the civilians only if they receive financial and voluntary support from us.
Let us step forward, to help non-profit organizations in order to reform our broken healthcare system so that everyone can live a good life in good health.
You can donate to any of these top 5 nonprofit organizations in Pakistan, to save innocent lives and ensure that the poor patients are getting medical care on time.
List of Top 5 Non-Profit Organizations Providing Free Medical Care to People in Need in Pakistan
1. Transparent Hands
2. Fatimid Foundation
3. Al-Mustafa Welfare Society
4. Ehsaas Foundation
5. Al-Khidmat Foundation
“Transparent Hands” provides free medical and surgical treatment facility to the deserving patients across Pakistan in private hospitals. It also sets up free medical camps in rural areas of the country in which free consultation, free medicines and free diagnostic tests facility is given to the needy patients and their families. Donors from all over the world can use our online Crowdfunding web portal and donate through 100% secure payment modes. They could select any patient, fund the treatment and receive regular feedback and updates until the patient is recovered completely.
Our User Friendly Online Fundraising Work as Follows:
- Choose the medical project that you want to fund.
- Choose from a number of payment methods as per your convenience.
- Donate for that particular project and get tax exemption.
- Get regular updates of the patient until he/she gets fully recovered.
What makes us unique is; our transparency level that means donors will be ensured that each penny they are giving will be spent on the needy patient. We do this by uploading all the hospital bills and other documents of our patient, after his/her surgery is successfully conducted or he/she undergoes complete treatment of the disease. Donor can see that the exact amount hospital has charged against the treatment of that particular patient.
Why Donate to Us?
- You want to save the lives of people by donating for their medical/surgical treatment.
- You want to sponsor a medical camp in remote area of Pakistan which could provide free treatment to hundreds of patients and their families.
- You need complete transparency of where your donation/charity is going.
Donors can completely put their trust in us regarding their donations and charity. There are many people in Pakistan and all over the world who wish to spend their money on non-profit charity organizations, but they are unsure about the cause to which they should donate. In order to ensure complete transparency, Transparent Hands uploads all the documents with the patients’ success stories so the donors can see that their money is spent on a right cause.
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2. Fatimid Foundation :
“Fatimid Foundation” was established as a Non Profit Organisation by late Mr. Nazim Jiwa in 1978 in Karachi. The major aim of establishing this Organisation was to provide cost free blood/blood components to patients suffering from various chronic blood disorders, requiring blood/blood component therapy as an essential part of their treatment.
- To maintain and project Fatimid Foundation on the world map.
- To strengthen their leading position in thalassaemia management.
- To shape the blood banking and haematological sector by integrating test results and medical information.
- To provide awareness and prevention of thalassaemia in Pakistan so as to support decision makers and superior patient management.
- To provide first class quality blood banking and haematological services safely & competitively to mustahiq patients and the community at large.
- To ensure the use of FDA/CE approved high quality material and equipments for the treatment of thalassaemia, haemophilia and other genetic blood disorders.
- To achieve managerial & technical excellence in the field of blood banking & haematological services.
- To engage professional manpower in the field of blood banking and haematological services.
- To provide in house and off site training and development to staff in all functional areas.
- To ensure complete transparency, good governance and management practices as a non profit organisation.
Help Fatimid in Saving a Life :
There is no substitute for blood and there is no cause nobler than donating blood to save a life.
The modern concept is to use components of blood according to specific indication as such one unit of blood donation can save three lives rather than one.
It is an established medical fact that blood donation activates the blood making system in the body and as such makes fresh and healthier blood. Since ancient times, physicians advised persons to bleed, which was considered a cure for many diseases and ailments. Modern medical research confirms that regular blood donors are less susceptible to heart attacks. Blood donors are also more active physically and mentally.
The blood of the donor is fully screened for deadly and fast spreading Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Syphilis and Malarial parasite. The blood donor gets a report of his / her screened blood and group.
3. Al-Mustafa Welfare Society :
“Al-Mustafa Welfare Society” is one of the most reputable non-profit welfare organizations in Pakistan ,working for the social development and providing relief to low income group since 1983. It is run by a team of highly motivated intellectuals and social workers comprising of Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Business Executives and Representatives of various fields of life. Al-Mustafa’s branches are working all over the country from Kashmir to Karachi. They are providing Healthcare, Education, Public Awareness and Emergency Relief Services. Al-Mustafa is serving thousands of poor and needy people on daily basis through its Medical Centers, Clinics, Schools, Mosques, Madarsahas, Orphanage, Vocational Training Centers and Skill Development Centers all over the country.
Free Medical Camps:
Al-Mustafa Welfare Society regularly organizes Free Medical Camps all over Pakistan, in areas where people can’t even afford their routine check-up. Free Medicines are also provided to the patients in Free Medical Camps. There are different types of Free Medical Camps as follows:
General Free Medical Camp :
In General Free Medical Camp, General Physician does check-up of patients and they are provided with the prescribed medicines. Some investigations as also done such as sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI etc.
Emergency Medical Camp :
Emergency Medical Camps are organized whenever any disaster occurs anywhere like Earthquake 2005, Flood 2010, 2011 ,2012.
Free Eye Surgeries Camp :
In Free Eye Camps, Eye Specialist does check-up of patients and they are provided with prescribed medicines. In these camps, many Cataract cases are found and Cataract Surgeries are performed free of cost.
Free Cleft Lip Palate Camp :
In Cleft Lip & Palate Camp, Plastic Surgeons does check-up of the patients who have problem of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate and their surgeries are performed free of cost.
4. Ehsaas Foundation:
“Ehsaas Foundation” was founded in 1998 by Mrs. Rifat Shaukat. Ehsaas is an aid and development charity with over 8 years of grass-roots experience that helps low income families to alleviate their poverty and suffering by taking care of their basic necessities of food, water, shelter, health, education and employment – all without compromising their dignity. In addition, Ehsaas also rapidly implements emergency humanitarian relief in areas that have been struck by calamity.
Several of Ehsaas’s campaigns have been created in partnership with the Khawaja Gharib Nawaz Welfare Trust International (KGNWTI) and ARY Television Network including the EHSAAS ZINDAGI KA Campaign which gave welfare and humanitarian relief including Food Support, Clean Water and Shelter during the Pakistan floods of 2010 and 2011.
There is a dire need for health services in some of the poorest regions of Pakistan. Their Health Projects are run in some of the most deprived areas of Pakistan, and vary from helping individuals with life-threatening illnesses to supporting institutions that have helped over 1.4 million people so far such as the Fatima Bai Hospital. In addition, they also provide Medical Camps with free nutrition, consultancy and medicines and Eye Camps with free spectacles and cataract operations.
Medical Camps :
Ehsaas holds Free Medical Camps in some of the poorest areas of Pakistan.
Over 600 people attended their last medical camp, where your donations provided free consultation and medicines.
Pakistan is one of the highest ranking countries where people are still getting affected by preventable diseases such as tuberculosis, polio and malaria while non-communicable diseases are also increasing considerably.
Ehsaas knows the desperate need to provide these health services to those that can least afford them and, with your generous support, would like to undertake many more free medical camps in the most deprived areas, especially to deal with chest and lung problems and many other problems such as :
- Intestinal Infections
- Bacterial Diseases
- Viral Diseases
- Diseases of Respiratory System
- Diseases of Digestive System
- Diseases of Urinary System
Eye Camps :
Ehsaas holds free Eye Camps in the most deprived areas of Pakistan, for the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and for Syrian refugees, to help avoid blindness by undertaking eye check-ups and cataract operations.
However, they know there is still a desperate need to provide even more eyesight health services especially to those that can least afford them and, with your generous support, they would like to undertake many more free eye camps.
Fatima Bai Hospital :
The Fatima Bai 100-bed general hospital in Karachi is run on a no profit no loss basis.
It is a modern well-equipped and well-staffed facility with experienced doctors and provides affordable treatment for those on low incomes and treats on average over 4,000 patients a month.
The Fatima Bai Hospital was established in 1985 under the supervision of Haji Yaqoob Wali Muhammad Gandhi Foundation.
5. Al-Khidmat Foundation :
“Al-khidmat Foundation” is one of the leading, non-profit and independent organization, fully dedicated to humanitarian services. Al-khidmat workers and volunteers continue to work tirelessly for relief of affected people across Pakistan and worldwide. Their dedicated services include disaster management, health services, education, orphan care, clean water, Mawakhat (interest free loan) and other community services.
Their Vision :
“Service to humanity with integrity”
Their Mission :
Al-khidmat Foundation Pakistan being non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organization is committed to serve humanity, especially vulnerable and orphans without any kind of discrimination to contribute in their well-being of health, education, financial sustainability, livelihood, shelter, availability of clean water, mosques, savage of disaster and other aspects of life .
Health Services :
Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has always been striving to serve the poorest segment of the society. Alkhidmat Foundation has devised a health services program for establishing and administering Mother and Child Healthcare Centers, Hospitals, Mobile Medical Camps, Ambulance Service, Diagnostic and Collection Centers and Blood Banks across Pakistan.
Mother and Child Health-Care Centers :
Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has established Mother & Child Healthcare Centers across Pakistan. It’s a 24/7 facility for all patients regardless of the race, religion and caste. It doesn’t only provide emergency service but also the facility of general wards for all the patients including nursery for the newborns.
Hospitals are important to treat serious illnesses, diseases and disorders of various types and severity. They don’t only provide emergency services but also provide long term and continuous medical facility to indoor patients. They also create jobs and in some cases can provide a safe place for people who are mostly recovered from abuse etc. Their hospitals are a medical facility for all the segments of society regardless of their socio-economic status.
Clinic is a place where outpatients are given medical treatment or advice. Alkhidmat Foundation has established a large number of clinics, which help the poor and needy people to get access to a qualified medical doctor. Clinics also refer patients to the nearby hospital of Alkhidmat Foundation where and when necessary.
Diagnostic centers :
Alkhidmat Foundation Diagnostic Network through its Diagnostic centers provides more reliable and authentic reports, with the help of its latest imported diagnostic equipment in its diagnostic centers and qualified medical staff. Most of the diagnostic centers of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan are serving in remote and rural areas of Pakistan.
Ambulance service :
The objective of Alkhidmat Foundation for its ambulance service is to mitigate the severity of accidents or disasters where many people die as a result of unavailability of quick access to hospitals or ambulances arriving too late on the scene. A large number of our ambulances across Pakistan provide appropriate pre-hospital care to the patients and or victims of any emergency situation.
Blood Banks :
Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has established many Blood Banks across Pakistan. These blood banks provide platelets for patients of Dengue fever for their treatment. Blood can also be acquired for patients who go under medical surgeries and other medical tests like Biopsy and Endoscopy.
Medical Camps :
Besides its several health and medical facilities, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan also arranges mobile medical camps as its out-reach program to provide medical and health facility, to those who can’t afford medical services. These camps provide specialized medical staff for the patients at their nearby place.
Alkhidmat Ambulance Fleet Management :
Alkhidmat Ambulance Fleet Management is another step towards the fulfillment of our goal service to humanity. The system is equipped with various advanced gadgets and technology tools for complete management of urgent and programmed services.
- Free Helpline 1023 :
The free helpline 1023 enables the citizens to reach Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan’s Ambulance Service from across the country. The country wide network maintains a track record of 10-minute response time and documentation system.
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It has become a huge problem for poor and low-income families to receive proper treatment and timely medical care in Pakistan.
When governments have failed to provide accessible, affordable and high-quality care for all we will need to look for alternative institutions that can resolve these healthcare issues, and also be able to provide immediate relief to the patients that are suffering in isolation, pain, and agony.
Non-profits are providing free and efficient health care to the vulnerable population in order to prevent premature deaths. Non-profits are working tirelessly, to reduce the number of lives ruined every year due to the lack of timely medical care and assistance.
It is really hard for privileged people to understand the physical or mental trauma of poor patients as they haven’t faced all those cruelties of the world that the poor had. They don’t know what it means to suffer in sickness, and become completely immobile just because there was no money at hand to pay for the essential treatment for a healthy life. No one will understand the mental agony of being helpless and see your loved ones suffer without proper healthcare.
Our donations to non-profit organizations will help the poor and low-income families to pay for their medical treatment, medicines, surgeries and hospital bills so that they no longer need to live paralyzed lives.
The size of our donation doesn’t matter at all, but the amount of love and concern that we put into it is all that counts at end of the day.
Let us give generously to uplift humanity and touch innocent lives Donate Now!