KARMIRHATH HOSPITAL, GAIBANDHA
“HELP TREAT 1200 POOR DIABETIC PATIENTS”.
December , 2013.
The Eye and Diabetic Camp held at Fashitola in Gobindagonj Upo-Zilla which is about 35 kilometer from Gaibandha was a big success. A large number of people attended the camp to check if they are diabetic or if they have developed cataract. 48 people were primarily detected to be diabetics. They were advised to come to Karmirhath Hospital for further check-up. All the 48 people later attended the hospital and, after detailed check up, were found to be diabetics. Each one was registered as a diabetic patient and given Diabetic Guide Book. Necessary trainings were given to them by our Dietitian and they were given treatment by the Consultant.
(1) Lovely Begum: Aged 42 years, Lovely Begum was diagnosed as a diabetic 25 years ago. Being a very poor person she could not afford treatment. Initially, she could not get any treatment due to her poverty. Her husband, a day labor could not help her. Her life continued at this state of her. Meanwhile, she had five miscarriages! One day one of our old patients brought her to Karmirhath hospital where she was admitted and examined thoroughly. After initial tests, she was given Diabetic Awareness Lessons, a Guide Book and free medicines including Insulin. Her diabetes has almost stabilized. She is very grateful to Karmirhath and the overseas donors.
The following documents have been attached:
1) Picture of Lovely Begum
2) A Diabetic Patients Waiting for their Turns.
3) Doctor Examining a patient
I gratefully thank the donors of GlobalGiving Foundation for enabling us to help
our poor patients restore their eye sights through Cataract Operations.
masobhan (M Abdus Sobhan) President, Karmirhath, Gaibandha, Bangladesh. Phone:88-0541-62245 (office) 88-0541-61831 (Home) Cell: 88-01714088888 Website: http://www.karmirhath.org.bd/
September 07 , 2013.
Ever since a concerted awareness program was started in March, 2013, there has been a marked in crease in number of diabetic patients attending our hospital.
60 new diabetic patients were registered. After necessary tests, proper treatments were given. Guide books and necessary awareness lessons were given. Patients’ relatives and friends who accompanied them were given awareness program.
In order to help the remote rural people we are going to hold a Diabetic and Eye Camp at Fashitola in Gobindagonj Upo-Zilla which is about 35 kilometer from Gaibandha.
(1) Farida Begum: Farida, a mother of two small daughter is a primary school teacher. Her husband became paralyzed after brain-stroke. She is very poor. She developed diabetes in 2008. There are many diabetic patients among her family members. Initially, she could not get any treatment due to her poverty. One day one of our old patients brought her to Karmirhath. At Karmirhath hospital, after initial tests, she was given Diabetic Awareness Lessons and a Guide Book, besides free medicines. Her diabetics has now stabilized. Farida Begum is now very thankful to the donors for whom she is now getting free treatment and her condition is stabilized.
(2) Monoarul Islam: Monoarul Islam, 26, is a beggar. He has diabetes since 2007. There is none to look after him. Some kind-hearted person brought him to Karmirhath Hospital about a year ago. Since then, he has been receiving treatment including ‘insulin’ free at the hospital. His diabetes has almost stabilized. He is very grateful to Karmirhath and the overseas donors.
The following documents have been attached:
KARMIRHATH HOSPITAL, GAIBANDHA “HELP TREAT 1200 POOR DIABETIC PATIENTS”. PROJECT REPORT May 28, 2013. Extensive publicity was made to raise awareness about Diabetes during the last two months. A total of 400 diabetic patients, both new and old, attended the Diabetic Section of Karmirhath Hospital. Insulin as well as other medicines was given free to Chronic Diabetic Patients. A total of 1260 patients attended our hospital during the last 3 months; among them 95 were new patients. Necessary tests were conducted, Guide Books given and Diabetes Awareness lessons were given to them.
1. Asma Khatun: Asma Khatun, 45, lives about 10 km away from Karmirhath Hospital. She used to have good and happy family life with her three kids and husband. Her husband suddenly died of heart attack about two years ago. Loosing her only bread-winner member of her family, she lived a miserable life along with her kids. She got sick due to poverty. Eventually, she was diagnosed a diabetic. At the advice of a volunteer paramedic of her village, she came to Karmirhath hospital. At the hospital, she was examined by our diabetic doctor who conducted necessary tests. Guide book and necessary instructions were given to her by the doctor as well as by the dietician. Asma Khatun now regularly visits the hospital. She now maintains almost normal level of blood-sugar and almost a normal life having no other complication.
2. Fazila Begum; She is 60 years old; widow having 5 daughters and no son. The daughters work as house-maids. She developed diabetes in 2009. She took treatment at local diabetic center. She could not continue treatment there as she needed insulin and other costly medicines besides frequent tests. Somebody advised her to come to Karmirhath where free treatment are given and free tests done to poor patients including free insulin. Fazila Begum registered at Karmirhath hospital for diabetic treatment in late 2011. After extensive treatment and following the instructions of her doctor and dietician, Fazila Begum is now leading almost a normal life. She is very grateful to Karmirhath hospital and to those who pays for her treatment.
On September 27, 2012 a camp for screening Diabetic and Cataract patients was held at Chapadaha a remote rural village under Gaibandha Sadar Upo-Zila, which is about 25 km from Gaibandha town. Before holding the camp, wide publicity was given so that more and more people attend the camp.
An Awareness campaign on Diabetic as well as on Eye Care was also held at the the site before starting diabetic and eye tests. Speakers consisted of Diabetic Specialists, Eye Specialists and Prominent Social Workers. About 3000 people attended the Program.
Among those who attended the camp, 45 were detected having diabetes. These patients attended our hospital on September 29, 2012. Necessary tests were conducted, Guide Books given and Diabetes Awareness lessons were also given to them.
The following documents are attached:
“HELP TREAT 1200 POOR DIABETIC PATIENTS”.
October 09, 2012.
On September 19, 2012 a camp for screening Diabetic and Cataract patients was held at Sadullahpur Upo-Zilla which is about 15 km from Gaibandha town. Before holding the camp, wide publicity was given so that more and more people attend the camp.
An Awareness Program on Diabetic as well as on Eye Care was held at the Upo-Zilla Head Quarter on September 09, 2012. Speakers consisted of Diabetic Specialists, Eye Specialists and Prominent Social Workers. About 4000 people attended the Program.
About 300 people attended the Diabetic and Cataract Screening Camp held on September 19. 20 were detected having diabetes. These patients attended our hospital on September 25, 2012. Necessary tests were conducted, Guide Books given and Diabetes Awareness lessons were also given to them.
Case of Rozina: Rozina Begum 45, wife of Idris Ali lives in a village named Mithapukur about 50 kilometer from Gaibandha town. She is very poor and has been suffering from diabetes for the last 12 years. Her husband is a very poor person and could not afford treatment that was available about 75 kilometer away. Having deprived of treatment and proper diet, Rozina became physically handicapped and was unable to walk. She used to move around riding on the back of her husband. Knowing the plight of poor Rozina, she was brought to Karmirhath Hospital for treatment of her diabetes.
First of all, she was given a wheelchair, free of cost, from our another program, ‘Free Distribution of Wheelchairs to Poor Disabled People’ sponsored by US Based “Free Wheelchair Mission”.
She was admitted to the hospital and kept under constant observation for three weeks.
All necessary tests were conducted. Medicines were provided free of costs. She now visits the hospital every fortnight.
Rozina Begum is now very grateful to Karmirhath and GlobalGiving for arranging her free treatment. Pictures of Rozina Begum are attached.
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