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Gulf Medical College (GMC) hospitals in Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah will be organising a Free Mega Health Camp from 9am to 4pm on Friday, Sept 19.
“Such camps are organised to bring about health awareness to the people in the region. This is an annual event, which is organised to create awareness on various health issues. We always get overwhelming response for our Free Health Camps,” said Akbar Moideen, Director of Operations-Healthcare and Retail Division of GMC Hospitals, UAE.
He further added, that: “As part of the corporate social responsibility of Thumbay Group we would like to help the public with free health camps every year, especially to those who do not have easy access to healthcare as it is an expensive commodity in this country. A lot of people across the UAE benefit from these camps.”
A team of specialist doctors, consultants, nurses and volunteers will conduct free consultations and checkups in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Gyneacology, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, and Dental specialities.
In addition to this, free blood pressure checkup, blood sugar checkup; BMI Checkup will be carried out to create awareness about diabetes and hypertension which has a high incidence in the region.
The visitors will also be offered free medicines besides the 50 per cent discount on laboratory and radiology (X-ray, CT, Ultrasound etc.) investigations. Patients can avail themselves of free follow-ups in the next 15 days. As part of the hospital promotion free medicines, hospital brochures, and health packages will be given to all the patients and visitors.
The hospital in Ajman will be offering a special endoscopic screening for gastrointestinal problems for the patients.
Specialised Endoscopic Procedures will be conducted by male and female Gastroenterologists at GMC Hospital Ajman from Sept 10 to 24.