Two-day Free Medical Camp in Kotri sponsored by Rafhan Maize Products Ltd

Two-day Free Medical Camp in Kotri sponsored by Rafhan Maize Products Ltd

  • 11 Jul 2021
  • Kotri
  • 4704

Overview:

Transparent Hands plans to organize a free medical camp in Kotri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 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
  4. Free Ultrasound

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 provision of limited health care facilities, most diseases usually go unnoticed and therefore remain untreated. Presently, 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 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 one-day medical camp at Kotri, Sindh, to provide free consultation and medicines to the 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 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 Charsadda. We are also looking forward to your earnest help.

Transparent Hands managed a two-day free medical and surgical camp at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri that was held on 10th and 11th of July 2021 respectively. These camps were set up for the underprivileged people residing in the said locality. The camps were managed by Transparent Hands under the CSR Program of Rafhan Maize Products, Kotri.

On 10th of July 2021, the camp team consisted of twenty-one members including two supervisors, two patient registrars, three pharmacists (two male and one female), five doctors (two male and three female), three female nurses, one photographer and five crew workers. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Testing facilities for blood sugar level and blood pressure along with ultrasound were provided. In total 132 patients were provided free consultation and medicines. 

On 11th of July 2021, the camp team consisted of twenty-one members including two supervisors, two patient registrars, three pharmacists (two male and one female), five doctors (one male and four female), three female nurses, one photographer and five crew workers. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Testing facilities for blood sugar level and blood pressure along with ultrasound were provided. In total 211 patients were provided free consultation and medicines. 

The two-day free medical and surgical camp managed by Transparent Hands at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri has proven to be impactful in terms of assisting 343 patients in total that turned up for check-up at the camps respectively. The majority of the cases examined by the doctors consisted of patients suffering from stomach issues, joints and muscular pains, and various types of allergies. Free, appropriate medication was provided to such patients. In total, three surgical cases have also been registered with us for treatment. 

Transparent Hands, extends gratitude to all the donors for assisting us in achieving our goals to hold a two-day medical and surgical camp at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri. We look forward to organizing such camps in future, where we can be of service to the underprivileged patients in Pakistan. We also look forward to facilitating the neglected communities with quality health-care, as we believe health care to be a primary and basic right of all human beings.

 Rafhan Maize

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