IMRC India Health Initiative Hyderabad Update

IMRC’s four-day medical camp sees 2,474 people treated in Hyderabad

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.

IMRC’s India Health Initiative in Hyderabad

IMRC’s 8th India Health Initiative starts in Hyderabad; 1002 patients treated in first two days

Hyderabad: The first medical camp of the eighth annual India Health Initiative (IHI), a program created by US-based India Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) to provide medical services to economically disadvantaged members of society in India started on January 28, Hyderabad. A total of 1,002 patients were treated for different ailments in the first two days.

IMRC has been organising annual India Health Initiative for poor and needy this year for the past eight years.

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.

The eighth annual initiative sees doctors from 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).

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.

“IMRC has always been concerned about the health of people belonging to poor rural areas and those living in slums under abject poverty. This annual programme since last seven years has been targeting such population, who can’t afford health care. Every year we organise this camp and treat thousands. Last year we were able to treat 5,775 patients across Kerala, Telangana and UP,” said Manzoor Ghori, Executive Director of Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC).

“This all becomes possible due to the US-based doctors who volunteer themselves for this noble cause,” he added.


8th India Health Initiative

IMRC to organise eighth successive India Health Initiative in three states

Hyderabad: The eighth annual India Health Initiative (IHI) by US-basedIndian Muslim Relief and Charities(IMRC) to provide medical services to economically disadvantaged members of society in India will take place from January 28 –February 12, 2017, with medical camps in Hyderabad, Lucknow and Dehradun.

This year at 8th IHI, nine doctors from the US: 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 Naureen M Haroon (Ophthalmologist) and one Clinical Pharmacist, Tenzin Jangchup, will render their services at eight medical camps in Hyderabad and Barabanki (UP), with three more camps in line at Dehradun (Uttarakhand).

The medical camps will be organised first in Hyderabad, followed by Lucknow and Dehradun. In Hyderabad, medical camps will be conducted at various slums and poor neighbourhoods from January 28-31, 2017.

In Lucknow, doctors will organise camps at the Jahangirabad Institute of Technology (JIT), Barabanki road, Lucknow from February 3-6, 2017.

In Dehradun, medical camps will be organised between February 10 and February 12, 2017.

The India Health Initiative was started by IMRC in 2010.Since its inception, IMRC has successfully conducted 6 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 health care with an emphasis on preventive health care to the community, and provides technical training to the local doctors and medical students.

Last year, free health camps were organised for 12 days in three Indian States: Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala from February 19 to March 6, 2016, where 5,775 poor patients were treated by US-based doctors.

In the camps, patients are treated after a free check-up of vital health signs, besides free pathological tests and X-ray as well as provided with free medicines.