ANNUAL FREE HEALTH SCREENING PROGRAMME
DATE: Sunday – 25th February 2018
VENUE: TIBA Centre for the Blind – Cnr Nirvana Drive Lenasia, Gauteng
PARTNERS: TIBA Centre for the Blind, Islamic Medical Association of South Africa [IMASA], Lenmed Clinic & Muslim Aids Programme [MAP]
SCREENED: Total of X650 patients
The photographs below show the following:
REGISTRATIONS. WEIGHT, HEIGHT & BMI. BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING. GLUCOSE TESTING & CHOLESTEROL TESTING [Participation of Medical Students & Lenmed Volunteers]. FINAL CONSULTATION [Participation of Qualified Medical Volunteers]. EYE-SCREENING [Excellent attendance from Optometry Students at UJ]. CONSULTATION WITH OPHTHALMOLOGISTS (Orphans & the Elderly benefitted a lot from this screening). DENTAL SCREENING [Participation of Dental Students & Qualified Dentists] ( Orphans benefitted a lot from this screening). Consultation with Physiotherapists, Podiatrists & Occupational Therapists. HIV/AIDS Testing by Muslim Aids Programme. CPR Demos by the IMASA CPR – BLS Instructors [Overseen By Shokat Ali Khan] – very well received by the community. Presence of Sister Organizations such as; BLOCK WATCH, GIFT OF THE GIVERS, FOUNTAIN OF INSPIRATION & LENASIA CANCER SOCIETY educated and informed the community about their services. ADDITIONAL: Consultation with an Orthopaedic Surgeon – Dr Ziyaad Mayet, Consultation with Dermatologists – Dr Yunoos Omar & Dr Anwer Madhi, Consultation with Cardiologists – Dr Ahmed Vachiat & Dr Farouk Mamdoo, Consultation & Testing facilitated by Speech & Hearing Therapists – Shabiera Allie, Raeesa Kajee & Team, NOTE: THE ABOVE SECREENINGS WERE CONDUCTED PRIVATELY IN ROOMS, IMASA Mobile Clinic was on standby for any private consultations and emergencies.
In addition to this each person left with a warm meal of delicious biryani and cooldrink sponsored by Helping Hands to the Public & TIBA feeding all the volunteers throughout the day.
Thank you to ITV Networks who came out to cover the event and showcase it on community news.
We would like to thank all our MEDICAL & GENERAL VOLUNTEERS [incl; High school students & members of the community] who came out and assisted us with making the event a success. With close to X60 Medical & X40 General volunteers, the activities ran smoothly and recipients left with a smile on their face, well educated about the services we offer and appreciative of our efforts.
Last but not least, THANK YOU to 27four Investment Managers for their generous sponsorship towards this event. ALL OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS COMING TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY!!!!