Free medical camp in RAK

The Indian Relief Committee is gearing up for a free medical camp that will run for an entire year starting Friday.

“More than 20 general practitioners, 30 specialists, 20 consultants and 150 paramedics will work together for the success of the camp. It will start at 8am and registration will continue till 3pm,” said social worker Prasad Sreedharan.

The camp comprises specialty clinics such as orthopaedic, general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, gynaecology, dermatology, neuro medicine, endocrinology, urology, nephrology, ophthalmology, ENT, cardiology, radiology and dentistry.

“The head of breast clinic from Saqr Hospital, Ministry of Health, is leading a breast-screening for females. On-site mammography will be available with the support of Pink Caravan,” Sreedharan said.

Ultrasound will also be done on the spot while other examinations will be done by specialists, he said.

Some of the tests that will readily be available at the camp include echo exams, mouth cancer screening, blood sugar and blood pressure check and body mass index evaluation, among others.

Medication will be given to all, and free transport from various parts of Ras Al Khaimah will also be provided.

For free transport and further information, people may call 055 3035738, 050 6249193, or 07 2282448.

The event is to be held under the patronage of the Consulate-General of India in Dubai, in association with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Interior, the Department of Public Works in RAK, Association of All Kerala Medical Graduates, RAK Hospital, Julphar pharmaceutical company and many other civil society partners.