Medical Camp Set-Up to Celebrate COMSATS Silver Jubilee.


ISLAMABAD -- With COMSATS Silver Jubilee this year, the organization's flagship projects in Pakistan have well expanded to benefit a large number of populations in areas of IT education, internet services and health. As part of COMSATS' silver Jubilee celebrations, COMSATS Telehealth (CTH) organized an online medical camp. Operating since 2001, COMSATS Tele-health is being housed at COMSATS Internet Services (CIS) Technology Park, Islamabad. CTH is benefitting communities in rural and lessprivileged areas of Pakistan through provision of online consultancy services and specialized treatment in dermatology, gynecology, pediatrics, and gastroenterology. The Telehealth project of COMSATS Islamabad, organized a Medical Camp in collaboration with Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) and Global Institute for Healthcare Quality (GIHQ) in the very back area of Ahmedpur Lama, a town near Rahim Yar Khan District of Pakistan.

The population around the Sona Centre where the camp was set-up is around 19000, mostly comprising of farmer community. Only one rural health centre constitutes the medical facilities in the area. The two-day camp served...

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