More than 2,500 poor patients received free treatment and were distributed with necessary medicine on Friday at a ‘Free Medical Camp’, held at Hatibandha, Shakhipur in Tangail.
Kidney Awareness Monitoring and Prevention Society (KAMPS), a voluntary healthcare giving organisation, arranged the free medical camp to honour of the language martyrs, marking the international mother language day 2020.
KAMPS has organised the event as part of its regular annual event for the 16th consecutive year.
A team of more than 50 expert physicians and technologists, led by the renowned kidney specialist, chief consultant, Kidney Department, Lab Aid Specialised Hospital, Dhaka, Prof. Dr. MA Samad, treated the helpless and poor patients of Tangail and nearby areas on the day.
Patients received treatment in various diseases including kidney, heart, liver, guyenne, gastro, diabetes, ENT, medicine, skin etc., while more than 100 age-old poor eye patients have been enrolled for free cataract surgery.
As part of the day long programme. a discussion meeting was held on preventing the kidney disease through lifestyle change.
Member of parliament, Tangail-8, attended the ceremony as guest of honour and formally unveiled the cover of regular annual publication of KAMPS titled 'Prayash-16'.
Chairman of KAMPS and chief consultant of Kidney Department of Anwar Khan Modern Hospital Prof Dr MA Samad presented keynote paper on the occasion.
Executive director of KAMPS, Rezwan Salehin expressed his commitment to continue the organisation's effort to reach the expected healthcare support at the doorsteps of deserving people across the country.
Prof Dr Abdul Halim, principal, Kumudini Womens Medical College and Hospital, executive director, centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh, Dr AKM Fazlur Rahman, Julfiker Haider Kamal Lebu, chairman, Shakhipur Upazila Parisad, Qazi Walid Islam, chairman, Bashgail Upazila Parisad, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Shakhipur, Tangail, Md Aminiur Rahman also attended the seminar among others.
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