Hundreds of marginalized expatriates attended the Free Medical Screening camp organized by Indian Muslim Association in coordination with Indian Doctors Forum, Kuwait Heart Foundation and Kuwait Diabetes Society on 15 April, at India International School, Mangaf from 8:00am to 1:30 pm.
Specialized Indian Doctors in the area of Gynecology, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Orthopedics and PMR, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, General Medicine, Skin, General Surgery, Oncology, General Practice and Neurology examined the patients. More than 20 doctors, sacrificing their weekly holiday, gathered at the camp and put in selfless efforts to serve the community.
Around 20 skilled nurses from Indian Nurses Federation and other para-medical staff assisted the doctors in the process of preliminary check-ups.
ECG, BMI, blood sugar, blood pressure tests were arranged for the public in addition to the blood cholesterol test done by Kuwait Heart Foundation. Ultrasonic Scanning facilities were arranged with assistance from Ashraf & Co and Marina Optics provided optometrist support.
Engineer Abdul Lateef Al Munaifee from Social Reforms Society and Shaikh Abdul Mannan from Masjid Kabir were the Chief guests at the event. They visited each counter to encourage and appreciate the efforts of the doctors, nurses and volunteers.
IMA volunteers from Fahaheel, Abu Halifa zones made sure Free Medical Consultation and examination facilities at the camp were utilized by hundreds of needy, labor class employees by arranging numerous visits to labor camps prior to the event day. Many teams met laborers in the camps individually to register participants for the event.
The relentless efforts and hours of hard work by the both male and female volunteers from IMA ensured smooth functioning of the camp and helped hundreds of patients from different walks of life, suffering from varied health complications benefit from this noble event.
Masood Shehab, President, Indian Muslim Association along with the entire central working committee was available at the venue all through the day to ensure smooth flow of events.
IMA Social Service Unit in charge Rizwan Ahmed Zuffari and his team coordinated the event.