LAKKI MARWAT - Pak Army on Wednesday held a free medical camp in the remote Kherukhel village bordering the frontier tribal region.

Residents of Kherukhel and people from other adjacent villages and hamlets visited the camp and availed free healthcare facilities. Doctors examined over 1700 villagers mostly women and children and provided them with free medicines.

Free laboratory tests and ECG facilities were also available at the camp.

Station Commander Bannu Brig Imran Munawar visited the medical camp and appreciated jawans for extending medical facilities to the villagers. Talking to the elders he said that besides ensuring sustainable peace in the district Pak army would also work for the uplift and betterment of people.

He assured that residents of the district would be provided all sorts of facilities in education, health and other sectors.

He also said that army would hold such free medical camps in the other parts of the district to enable the rural population to avail better medical facilities near their homes.

Wah medical camp

Pakistan National Circle Wah chapter arranged a free medical camp with the coordination of Youth Welfare Society Wah Cantt in Pathar Garh village on Wednesday Under the supervision of Chairman Mian Mateen Aslam.

More than 200 patients from suburbs were attended and given free medical treatment including free medicines and tests. A medical team from City Hospital Wah Cantt including child specialist, gynaecologist, lab assistants and a nursing team performed marvellous services for the needy patients. The team also provided awareness to patients about basic hygiene and preventive healthcare of hepatitis C, dengue virus and other viral diseases.