Army establishes medical camps in Thar: ISPR

 
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RAWALPINDI, Sep 13 (TNS): The Pakistan Army has established free medical camps in drought-hit areas of Tharparkar in Sindh, says Inter Services Public Relations.

A statement by the army media wing on Thursday stated that army teams comprising specialist physicians, gynaecologists and ultrasound specialists are distributing medicines and food supplements for mothers and undernourished children.

The teams shall provide necessary immediate medical care to the local population, the statement added.

So far, treatment has been provided to over 600 patients, including 21 minor surgeries and several laboratory tests, the army claimed.

The camps shall continue for few weeks and the process will be repeated periodically, it added further.