Medical Camp for Floods 2012
In rural areas, poverty, illiteracy and poor hygiene lead to illness among all age group, specifically women and children. Health problem in rural areas are much more magnified as compare to urban areas. AHD team conducted survey in and with cooperation of village elder, community members and, arranged two Medical camps in UC, Malhan and UC, Thari in Matli Tehsil, District Badin, on 6th September and 19th September 2012.
On 6th September conducted Medical Camp at Ahmadabad UC, Malhan. In all 50 patients were examined and provided free medicines. In this medical camp maximum patient were children they were suffering with running nose, sore throat, cough, and fever and skin disease. Due to sudden rain adult male and female were busy in protecting their house, very few attended the camp.
On 19th September 2012, arranged Medical Camp at Bhoomo Kohli village UC, Thari of Matli Tehsil. Before conducting the camp, villagers were informed in advanced. People from adjoining villages thronged at the camp when they heard that AHD Medical camp has been set in the village. The camp was a great success; by the end of day 115 patients were examined in which 21 women, 25 male and children 69 are treated with free medicines. Women and children were the most diagnosed; children were suffering with cough, fever, diarrhea and skin diereses, running nose, and sore throat. Women were suffering with cough, fever, skin infection and anemia. Three women were found suffering with Hepatitis and were suggested to see Govt: hospital for treatment. Male patients were diagnosed with Chest infection, skin diseases and muscular pain, few elder patients was asthmatic, they were advised to withdraw smoking. The community members were happy. On behalf of AHD team we thank Help Alliance for supporting this medical Camp.
At present AHD NEEDS MORE SUPPORT for MEDICAL & FOOD support please help us to reach more families in this month. thousands waiting in Floods 2012....
with best wishes
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