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KPWA- Kuwait Chapter successfully organized free medical camp and expatriate welfare workshop
October 1, 2017, 4:04 pm

Kerala Pravasi Welfare Association (KPWA)- Kuwait Chapter successfully organized a free Medical Camp and Expatriate Welfare Workshop on 29 September, in coordination with Metro Medicals Group and Indian Doctors Forum (IDF).

The inauguration function was chaired by KPWA Sri Mubarack Kambrath, KPWA Global Core Admin Chairman and Kuwait Chapter President. Secretary Sri Reji Chirayath welcomed the guests and attendees whereas KPWA Patron and prominent social activist in Kuwait Sri Babuji Bathery explained the motto and aims of KPWA in detail. 

The event was inaugurated by Sri Hamza Payyannur, (CEO and Vice Chairman, Metro Medical Care), who also announced a 20-25 percent discount for around 800+ camp attendees for follow-up treatments for the next 6 months. Dr. Abhay Patwari (IDF), Sri Aniyan Kunju(WKK), Sri Raghunathan (Thanima Kuwait), Sri. Shafaz Ahamed (Lulu Exchange Marketing Manager) preceded with the felicitation speeches. Treasurer Sri Anil Anad gave the vote of thanks to all attendees and sponsors. The achievements of KPWA have propelled its growth into a globally operating non-political and non-financial cultural and welfare organization in 8 countries and 14 districts in Kerala, which was highly appreciated and recognized by the speakers and audience.

Around 45 well trained and committed KPWA volunteers facilitated and supported the attendees to utilize the opportunity for free checkups and helped with registration for NORKA and Welfare Scheme by the Government of Kerala. The volunteers also cleared any doubts about the scheme from attendees. Officials stated that around 800+ common men could utilize the free medical checkups and consultations, in addition to the 400+ who will gain by applying for NORKA and Welfare Scheme to prepare for a future back in in motherland. 

Prominent doctors from Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) and Indian Dentists Alliance Kuwait (IDAK) gave very useful healthcare related classes for the attendees. IDF Doctors presented the following classes; Expatriate and Cardiac Issues by Dr. Hassan Kha, Expatriate and Kidney failures by Dr. Syed Rahman, Food habits and Diabetes by Dr. Noble Zachariah and from IDAK, Teeth and Care by Dr. Prathap Unnithan, which delivered very useful information and was knowledgeable for the listeners

Success was all due to the coordination and hard work of volunteers Sri Ibrahim , Muneer Jazeera Cargo, Rajan , Ravi Pangode, Rasheed Puthukkulangara, Yasir Vadakkan, Susan Mathew, Shobha Nair, Ceinu Mathew,  Vanaja Rajan , Rajan, Girija Onamakuttan, Rose Mary, Sheeja Saji, Rafeeq Olavara, Joy John, Faisal Kambrath, Ali Jan and Latheef. The 45-strong team led the show. KPWA officials announced such events will be organized frequently in order to help the needy with the best possible care, and in the near future as well.

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