Over 100 patients were examined in a free medical camp for Physically Disabled Patients held in the Earthquake affected areas, Pindi Subherwal, Khari Sharif, Jaatlan, Morra Keikri, Saang and Pull Munda of District Mirpur (Azad Jammu & Kashmir) at Rural Health Center on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
The camp was jointly organized by the Association for Rehabilitation of the Physically Disabled (ARPD) and Helping Hearts, Caring Souls (HHCS) in collaboration with the Health Department of District Mirpur Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The main objective of the camp was to provide free medical check-ups and medicines to earthquake-affected patients. Different laboratory tests and X-rays were conducted and free medicines were provided to the patients.
ARPD President Anjum Anwar visited the earthquake-affected areas of Pindi Subherwal where she met with the affectees and inquired their problems.
The medical camps prove to be a potential tool in increasing the community’s mobilization, health awareness and confidence in the community’s efforts towards supporting a better health delivery system. ARPD and HHCS on their part will continue to serve in the health-care facility for the needy and poverty-stricken people with physical disabilities said, Anjum Anwar.