HOPE- an NGO in Pakistan is a very old established NGO functioning successfully since 1970. Working to improve the medical and educational system in Sindh, Punjab and KPK.
Providing world class health care facility is an obligation on HOPE. Having said that, it has three main secondary hospitals, two of which are in Karachi and one in Thatta. A number of medical and surgical facilities and services are provide some of which are as follows: Labor rooms, Maternity services, X-Ray, Blood Bank, Laboratory, Gynecologist Surgeries etc.
Thatta has a very successful HOPE School and a Hospital which has been functioning since 2006. HOPE’s Thatta Hospital has become an important landmark in the city’s landscape as a provider of much-needed health care so not just for the residents of Thatta but also for the surrounding regions. Specifically in the maternity, mother and child care sector. The need for qualified personnel, space and equipment is always on the increase.
Recently HOPE set up a medical Camp in Thatta where men, women and children but mostly women and children came to sought treatment for common diseases such as Respiratory infection, Skin diseases, Typhoid and Malaria.
The doctors present at the scene were: Dr. Abida Shaikh- Gynecologist, Dr. Abdul Waheed Shaikh- ENT specialist, Dr. Adeel Memon- Family physician.
A total of 650+ patients were treated and prescribed medication. Tariq Laboratory was also present where they carried put free tests for HCV, CBC, BG and RBC.
An HQ pharmacist also conducted free calcium tests. The HCV test as well as Malaria tests were carried out under the supervision of Dr. Naseema and Dr. Arshad.
All in all HOPE- a health NGO in Pakistan conducted a very successful medical camp with patients returning back to their homes satisfied and content.
Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla- a child specialist in Karachi , has always focused in providing better and increased health facilities to the rural, poor people especially those of Thatta and adjoining areas.