Alkhidmat concludes final phase of annual health screening for 1,700 orphans
Alkhidmat Karachi recently concluded the third phase of its annual health screening for orphans registered under its Orphan Care program.Around 200 children participated in the 3rd phase which was completed at Alkhidmat Medical Center, Bihar Colony, Lyari, bringing the total number of children who benefitted from the health screening camps to 1,700. Check-ups were conducted by a team of specialist doctors in ENT, eye, skin and dental illnesses as well as paramedical staff. Furthermore, prescribed medicines were given free to those who needed them, while precautionary health advice was also given to these children and their guardians by the doctors to keep themselves healthy and follow a hygienic routine.Children with serious illnesses would be treated free by Alkhidmat. The children were accompanied by their mothers and guardians while Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami District South and former MPA Sindh Syed Abdur Rasheed also visited the camp. Senior Alkhidmat officials such as CEO Naveed Ali Baig, Executive Director Naveed Ali Baig, Director Community Services Qazi Syed Sadruddin, Director Orphan Care Program YousufMohideen and Chairman Model Town Zafar Ahmed visited these screening camps and supervised the operations there.Speaking on the occasion, Syed Abdur Rasheed said that Alkhidmat was doing a very noble act by supporting orphan children, taking care of their living expenses and also their education and health. He termed the care of orphans a great cause highly recommended in Islam and called for the public to support Alkhidmat in such activities.