KARACHI, September,20 (Asia Free Press): Pakistan Navy on Monday established free medical camps at coastal areas southern Sindh and southwestern Balochistan provinces, said the Navy.
In a statement, issued by the Director General Pakistan Navy, the establishment of free medical camps is part of Pakistan Navy efforts to provide standard health facilities to the people in the Coastal/ Creek areas especially under COVID-19 scenario.
The Navy established medical camp along with Sahil Welfare Association and Ulpat Foundation at Rural Health Centre Gharo, District Thatta and in coastal village Chur Bandar, Balochistan.
“In these medical camps hundreds of patients including women and children were provided free medical treatment. A dedicated team of doctors comprising of Medical Specialist, ENT Specialist, Child Specialist, General Surgeon, Gynecologist, Skin Specialist and GDMOs examined the patients and provided them with free consultation,” said in the statement.
The patients were provided with free of cost medicines and minor surgical procedures were also carried out at the camp, its added.
The Navy doctors also enlightened the patients about common infections, personal health, hygiene, child healthcare and prevention of diseases and sanitation of living areas.
“Pakistan Navy is committed to provide continued quality medical facility for the people settled along the Coastal belt. The establishment of medical camps at Gharo and Chur Bandar are practical manifestation of Pakistan Navy’s resolve for uplift of coastal belt,” said the Pakistan Navy