Alkhidmat conducts annual health screening for 785 orphans
Alkhidmat Karachi recently conducted the first phase of its annual health screening for 785 orphans registered under its Orphan Care program. The screening was done at Alkhidmat’s hospitals and clinics in Korangi, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, and North Karachi. Senior officials from Alkhidmat’s Orphan Program and from its hospitals were present at the occasion. Check-ups were conducted for ENT, dental as well as eye illnesses, and prescribed medicines were given free to these children who were accompanied by their mothers and guardians. Children who were found in need of further medical attention will be granted the required treatment free of charge by Alkhidmat. These children and their guardians were also given important medical advice by the doctors to keep themselves healthy. Speaking on the occasion, Executive Director Alkhidmat Karachi Rashid Qureishi said that Alkhidmat was not only supporting thousands of orphans but also providing them proper healthcare. He disclosed that the present screening of 785 orphan children was just the first stage of a complete health program that would benefit 1,700 children in total.