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Medical team sent to Sindh’s flood-affected areas

Karachi, November 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):Assessing the further need, the PRCS-Sindh has established and deployed five Mobile Health Teams (MHT) comprising male and female doctors, lady health workers, dispensers and social mobilizers for Dadu, Thatta, Jamshoro, Sanghar and Mirpurkhas to provide free medical treatment and medicines.

From mid of October, since its inception, MHTs visited flood-affected villages of targeted districts and provided treatment and medicine to more than 5614 patients. Moreover, MHTs also conducted 175 health awareness sessions for men and women separately and disseminate the information regarding malaria, diarrhoea, personal hygiene, and water-borne diseases, which were attended by 4454 locals.

For more information, contact:
Sindh Provincial Branch,
Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS)
Hilal-e Ahmar House, G 2 Khayaban-e-Iqbal, Zone A Block 7,
Teen Talwar, Main Clifton Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35306227, 35306228, 35306229
Fax: +92-21-35830376
E-mail: phq@prcsindh.org.pk
Website: http://www.prcsindh.org.pk/