On 15th July 2019, Transparent Hands conducted a one-day medical camp for Transgender community in Lahore. In this medical camp, free medical check-up facility, free medicines and diagnostic test facility were provided to transgender people.
During the camp, a team of highly qualified doctors and para-medical staff examined transgender community. Free medicines were distributed as prescribed by doctors. Free diagnostic test facility was also provided which included; Blood Pressure Test, Diabetes Test, Hepatitis B & C Screening Test. Among the patients, 6 were found HCV positive. In the camp, 6 surgical patients were identified, who were pre-registered with Transparent Hands for free surgical treatment related to Orthopedic and Urology.
“It’s just the beginning. We are going to set up more medical camps not only for transgender community but for minorities as well. We believe in providing healthcare without discrimination to anyone in need. We are here to transform their lives and we’ll succeed in our mission only with your support. I request you to come forward for our transgender community and join us in this cause. Access to Healthcare is their right too. Let each and every transgender’s voice be heard!” – said Rameeza Mueen, CEO Transparent Hands
The transgender’s community head in the camp thanked Transparent Hands and lauded the efforts and dedication of their doctors, paramedical staff and volunteers who took part in this camp.