Medical convoy to Haram City Familty Health Care Unit at October 6 City

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    On Tuesday 11th of April and in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, October 6 University carried out  a medical convoy to Haram City Familty  Health Care Unit at October 6 City. The convoy comprised almost all medical specialties including, Internal medicine, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Ear- nose and throat (E.N.T), obstetrics and gynecology Orthopedic, and pediatrics and physiotherapy. Staff from Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy and Group of  students participated in the convoy under supervision of Prof. Dr. Azza El-Ghareeb the head of community service committee.  The convoy provided diagnosis and treatment for 465 patients, 86 of them were referred to October 6 University Teaching Hospital for further investigations and surgical procedures. The students shared in the organization of patients in the clinics and in the distribution of flyers containing medical information concerning some parasitic diseases and  drug abuse. The Faculty of Pharmacy shared by supplementing the commonly needed drugs.  Questionnaires were distributed by the end of the day to evaluate the patient’s satisfaction who appreciated the work done and they demanded  more convoys with more specialties including dentistry and dermatology.