US docs organize free health camp in Abul Fazal with Alshifa
OT, February 3, 2012 09:08 IST
Okhla Times Reporter/AFE
More than 250 people turned up for check up at a free health camp organized by Alshifa Multispeciality Hospital in Scholar School, Abul Fazal Enclave this week with help from doctors of Muslim Relief Charities (MRC), America.
An expert team of MRC doctors, including Dr. John Rosberg, Dr. Abdul Gafoor, Dr. Sabeeha Ghafoor and Dr. Ryaz along with some doctors of Alshifa attended to patients. Facility was available for free check up of blood sugar and ECG. Cases related to gynecology, orthopedic, general surgery, pediatric and neurology were also dealt with in the first kind of such camp organized in the locality.
Before the free health camp, the team of foreign doctors gave free medical services for two days in different departments of Alshifa Hospital. Dr. Z. Haque, Dr. Deeba Zubair, Dr. Rehanullah and other doctors of Alshifa Hospital were also present at the health camp and interacted with local patients.
Medical superintendent, Dr. Raoof A. Khan said the purpose of organising such health camp was to make people aware of health related issues. Dr. R. A. Khan said: "Such free health camps will be organized at various places in Okhla like Zakir Nagar, Batla House, Shaheen Bagh.”
Alshifa Multispeciality Hospital was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit on November 20 and its aim at providing modern health facilities to people at affordable charges.
Last week, chairman of Minority Commission Wajahat Habibullah visited the hospital and appreciated the efforts of Vision-2016 programme of Jamaat-e-Islami (Hind) and Human Welfare Trust. He termed the initiative towards providing health services to people as an important one, according to HWT media representative.
After the camp was over, director of Alshifa Hospital, Qamarudhin thanked the guest doctors of America for their valuable contributions. Local residents were all praise of the management of Alshfia Multispeciality Hospital. They said such camps should be held on and off.
Abul Fazal Enclave resident Md Tajuddin said: "The hospital is doing great service by offering quality treatment at competitive rates. Such health camps are important as it create awareness among residents about health issues."
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