Pakistan Navy establishes three-day free medical camp at Jiwani.
By KARACHI, March 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan Navy has
established a three-day free medical camp at Jiwani for civilian
populace of the area. Approximately 4000 patients are likely to be
treated in the camp for various diseases. The medical camp is aimed at
providing skilled medical treatment to the local inhabitants and educate
them on public health, prevention of diseases, child healthcare,
personal hygiene and sanitation of living areas. School children will be
medically examined and parents/teachers advised on correctable
disabilities and nutritional deficiencies. Lady doctors will also
counsel women on mother/child care related matters and family planning.
The medical staff comprising general physicians, specialist and para
medical staff will provide free medical treatment and medicines for
general healthcare, ophthalmology, gynaecology, Eye, ENT, minor
surgeries, skin and child healthcare. Facilities of ultrasonography,
ECG, X-ray and blood tests are also being provided at the camp.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)