By TCN News
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC), a US-based relief organization organised four-day free health check-up cum awareness camps for poor and needy in Hyderabad under its 8th annual India Health Initiative (IHI) which concluded on Tuesday, January 31, During this period, about 2,474 people were treated for various ailments.
Day one of the medical camp in Hyderabad saw 443 patients treated for different ailments at Indo-US public school, Hafiz Baba Nagar. The patients were provided with free medicines after free check-up of vital health signs.
On Sunday, Day 2 of medical camp at Indo-US public school, Shaheen Nagar 559 patients were treated for different ailments.
On Monday, 659 patients were treated at Indo-US Public School, Kishanbagh, while close to 813 patients were treated on January 31 at Bright Future High School, Hassan Nagar in Hyderabad on the last day of the camp.
The eighth annual initiative sees doctors from the USA: Dr. Irfan Moin (Geriatrics), Dr. Jerome Stefenko (General Surgeon), Dr. John Rosenberg (ER Physician), Dr. Farida Ghogawala (Gynaecologist), Dr. MK Ahmed (Paediatrician), Dr MY Ahmed (Surgeon), Dr Sana Ahmed (Paediatrician), Dr Mohammad Haq (Internal Medicine), Dr Noureen M Haroon (Ophthalmologist) and one Clinical Pharmacist, Tenzin Jangchup render their services at four camps in Hyderabad, four camps in Barabanki (UP) along with three more camps in line at Dehradun (Uttarakhand).
From February 3-6, free medical camps will be held in Jahangirabad Institute of Technology (JIT) Barabanki and from February 9-11 at Dehradun.
The India Health Initiative was started by IMRC in 2010. Since its inception, IMRC has successfully conducted seven India Health Initiatives comprising of medical camps across different rural areas, poor localities and slums in India. This annual program is unique because it provides basic education in healthcare with an emphasis on preventive health care to the community and provides technical training to the local doctors and medical students.