Free Medical Camp in Kotri sponsored by Rafhan Maize Products Ltd

Free Medical Camp in Kotri sponsored by Rafhan Maize Products Ltd

  • 19 Dec 2021
  • Jamshoro
  • 2362
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Overview:

Transparent Hands plans to organize a free medical camp in Kotri, Sindh. In this two days medical camp, our team of expert physicians will provide the following health facilities to deserving patients:

  1. Free consultation and provision of medicines
  2. Free treatment of medical and surgical cases
  3. Free BSR and Blood Pressure tests

Challenges:

Kotri is the city and headquarters of the Kotri Taluka of Jamshoro District of Sindh province of Pakistan which is located in the southeast of the country.  Kotri is located on the right bank of the Indus river and is the 29th largest city in Pakistan with a population of 259,358 as per the 2017 Census of Pakistan. Kotri is a historical region that hosts a number of universities and is also a hub for textile production and fishing. Sadly the region remains largely neglected in terms of health care facilities. The pandemic has added another dimension to the pre-existing economic, social, and medical health care challenges of the region. Under normal circumstances due to the provision of limited health care facilities, most diseases usually go unnoticed and therefore remain untreated. Presently, a saturation of patients at public hospitals is further leaving non-COVID patients devoid of basic health care facilities. It is common knowledge that poor living standards result in adverse effects on the general health and wellbeing of the residents, causing short-term illnesses such as eye, nose, and throat infections, Hepatitis, Diabetes, and Hypertension. Over time, the mentioned illnesses have the potential of becoming acute. Presently, the public health sector remains burdened to its maximum capacity due to COVID-19, making access to basic health care a great difficulty.

Our Solution:

Transparent Hands intends to gauge the possibility of providing basic health care that is the foremost right of every individual. We look forward to organizing a 2 days medical camp at Kotri, Sindh, to provide free consultation and medicines to deserving patients. Our health practitioners will also educate the residents about hygiene and the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle. The camp will further educate the residents about the necessary steps required in acquiring preventive measures against certain diseases. Critical cases including patients who require undergoing surgeries will be registered with Transparent Hands for free treatment. Team Transparent Hands is determined in bringing quality healthcare facilities to the residents of Kotri. We are also looking forward to your earnest help.

Transparent Hands in association with Rafhan Maize Products, Kotri (Under the CSR program) arranged and managed a free medical and surgical camp at Indus Public School, SITE Area, Kotri. The aim of arranging this camp was to provide medical assistance to the underprivileged community of the said locality. Our camp team consisted of twenty-four members including one supervisor, three doctors (one male and two females), one Sonologist, two female nurses, three pharmacists, four patient registrars,  one photographer, and nine crew workers.  In total, 822 patients were facilitated at the camp.  In which a total of 748 women and children were checked on both days. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Patients and all other attendees were also asked to wear face masks, maintain social distance, and use hand sanitizers. Numerous families and children from the said locality were present at the camp for their check-ups. Free medicines along with the testing facilities for blood sugar level, and blood pressure, Ultrasound scans were provided to the patients as well. An awareness session on general and personal hygiene was also carried out.  Most of the patients examined by the doctors suffered from chest infections, flu, fever, joint pains, general weakness, and various types of skin and stomach infections. Free, appropriate medication was provided to patients diagnosed with the above-mentioned problems. Only six patients in this camp were advised to undergo a surgical procedure. For this purpose, they were registered with Transparent Hands. They will be treated at one of the panel hospitals in the said vicinity very soon.  Via free medical Camp in Kotri, Transparent Hands has impacted the lives of 822 patients in a positive manner. Team Transparent Hands looks forward to organizing such camps where we can be of service to the impoverished communities in Pakistan. We also look forward to facilitating such communities with quality health care, as we believe health care to be a primary and basic right of all human beings.

 Rafhan Maize

Donated: $ 2,550.30


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