Free Medical Camp to Build a Healthy Future for Laborers in Karachi

Free Medical Camp to Build a Healthy Future for Laborers in Karachi

  • 25 May 2024
  • Karachi
  • 2176
upcoming medical for the laborers in Karachi
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Overview

Transparent Hands is organizing a free health camp and preventive healthcare session to provide essential medical support to laborers in Karachi. Our dedicated medical team, including doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, will offer a comprehensive range of free healthcare services to those in need.

Services Provided

Participants will receive:

  • Free Consultations
  • First Aid
  • Medications
  • Hepatitis B & C Screenings
  • Blood Sugar Tests
  • Blood Pressure Checkups
  • Uric Acid Tests
  • Cholesterol Tests
  • CBC, LFT, and RFT Tests
  • Free Ultrasounds
  • Free Registration for Patients Requiring Surgeries and Medical Procedures

Challenges

Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, faces numerous health challenges. Rapid population growth has overwhelmed the city’s healthcare infrastructure, leading to overcrowded hospitals and limited access to quality medical care. Infectious diseases, including waterborne and communicable diseases, are prevalent. Additionally, non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular conditions are on the rise, highlighting the urgent need for improved preventive healthcare.

Our Solution

Our health camp aims to address these healthcare challenges by providing immediate medical assistance, diagnosis, and treatment to laborers who lack regular access to healthcare facilities. The camp will offer general medical check-ups, diagnostic tests, and free medications, while also emphasizing the importance of preventive measures and hygiene practices. By bringing healthcare services directly to the community, we aim to overcome barriers such as distance and accessibility. Patients needing surgeries or other treatments will be registered with Transparent Hands and referred to our network of hospitals. Your generous donation can significantly improve the lives of deserving laborers in Karachi.


Transparent Hands, in sponsorship with Soorty Enterprises Private Limited, recently hosted a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session to provide affordable, high-quality healthcare to those in need. It was held on  May 25, 2024, at Soorty Enterprises Private Limited Unit 5/6 Korangi Industrial Area, Korangi Karachi.

Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests

A total of 547 deserving patients received free consultations with expert doctors. Medicines, diabetes tests, uric acid tests, hepatitis B & C screenings, ultrasound, LFT, RFT, CBC, HB, cholera, cholesterol, and blood pressure check-ups were also free. 

Here is a summary of different diagnostic tests provided in this free medical camp.

Diagnostic test number
HBV screening 11
HCV screening 11
Cholesterol test 16
Uric acid test  02
Ultrasound (KUB, FWB/Pelvis/Whole Abdomen/Upper Abdomen) 32
BSR 51
Blood Pressure Check-Up 23
CBC  61
LFT 30
RFT 13
HB 38
TOTAL 288

Most Common Diseases

Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, flu, sore throat, cough, chest infection, seasonal allergies, scabies, backache, diabetes, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, anemia, high blood pressure, and knee pain.

Preventive Healthcare Session 

One of our expert doctors held a preventive healthcare session on managing scabies. 

Impact 

The free medical camp made a difference in the lives of 547 deserving patients and their families. It served as a critical lifeline for underprivileged patients. The camp offered free consultations and tests, ensuring these individuals could access essential healthcare services.

Beyond addressing immediate medical needs, the camp included one preventive healthcare session. It also provided comprehensive care, equipping patients with the knowledge and resources to improve their health. This camp was supported by donors and brought vital services to those in need.

Medical Camp Team

The medical camp team consisted of 20 members, including one supervisor,  four doctors (two males and two females), 2 lab technicians, 3 pharmacists, 6 patient registrars, 2 crew members, and one driver. 

 Soorty Foundation

Donated: $ 1,387.82



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