Kuwait: Hundreds of marginalized expatriates attended the Free Medical Screening camp organized by Indian Muslim Association in coordination with Indian Doctors Forum, Kuwait Heart Foundation & Kuwait Diabetes Society on 15 April 2016 at India International School, Mangaf from 8 am 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 the Indian Nurses Federation & 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, Shaikh Abdul Mannan from Masjid Kabir were the Chief guests at the event, visited each counter at the camp to encourage and appreciate the efforts of the doctors, nurses & 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 & female volunteers from IMA ensured smooth functioning of the camp & helped hundreds of patients from different walks of life, suffering from varied health complications benefited 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 & his Team coordinated the event.