FHRI regularly organises free health camps across the country, where basic healthcare is most needed. We have completed over 110 free health camp days in the most remote parts of the country. More than 20,000 patients have been treated.
DISTRICT GUJRANWALA, SHEIKHUPURA, NANKANA, NARANG,punjab.
RPL with collaboration with the Mars Food and Dutch Government implemented an activity of Access to Health for the community. RPL implemented 40 days Access to health programme in rural parts of districts Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Nankana, and Narang. Two different medical camps were conducted in the area, the first was base camp and the other one was a mobile medical camp. Each camp comprised of 4 team members, 2 doctors (one male and one female) one dispenser, and one LHW. On daily basis, 150-190 patients visited in each medical camp. In forty 76 villages visited and total 6,871 patients treated without any barrier. The patients were treated in a very professional manner. The medicines were given free of cost to all the patients.
Another 7 days Access to health program has been started in January 2019 in which we are focusing on Personal Hygiene. An Awareness session on Personal Hygiene and prevention from Hepatitis is being delivered by Senior LHW’s to community women. Also, community women and children are being treated during seven days free medical camp 1293 patients in two villages have been treated till now.
DISTRICT tharparkar, SIND
Mithi is in rural Sind and has suffered from famine which resulted in the tragic death of hundreds of children. This desert region was in a state of emergency. We established a one week free health camp where we treated 2675 patients, served by six doctors three assistants. The most common illnesses treated were malnutrition, skin disease, gynaecology issues, eye infections, fever and throat infections, wound infections, bone problems.
DISTRICT MALIR, SIND
Malir is a suburb of Karachi which suffered a very hot and dry spell. We established a one-week heat stroke camp where we treated 2523 patients, served by three doctors and two assistants. The most common illnesses were heat stroke, dehydration, gastroenterology issues, skin infections, fever.
DISTRICT BADIN, SIND
In rural Badin, in response to flooding, we established a 5 day free health camp. We treated 1425 patients, served by two doctors and two assistants. Common conditions were skin conditions, fever, gastroenterology issues, gynaecology issues, eye infections, throat infections.
DISTRICT ThaTTA, SIND
In rural Thatha, in response to flooding, we established a 5 day free health camp. We treated 1290 patients, served by five doctors and two assistants. Common conditions were skin conditions, gastroenterology issues, gynaecology issues.
In rural Muzaffagarh, in response to flooding, we established a two week free health camp. We treated 3328 patients, served by two doctors and three assistants. Common conditions were skin conditions, gastroenterology issues, gynecology issues, RTI.