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

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   On Wednesday 27th of November 2019, Faculty of Medicine, October 6 University carried out  a medical convoy to Haram City Familty  Health Care Unit at October Six City. The convoy comprised six medical specialties including, Internal medicine, General Surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, Orthopedic, dermatology and pediatrics. Staff and students from Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Denisty, Media and Applied arts participated in the convoy under supervision of Prof. Dr. Azza El-Ghareeb the Vice Dean for community service at Faculty of Medicine.  The convoy provided diagnostic and therapeutic services to 460 patients, 94 of them were referred to October 6 University Teaching Hospital for further investigations and surgical procedures. The house officers and students shared in the arrangement of patients in the clinics. Also, they shared in history taking, measuring the vital signs and distributing awareness flyers about some parasitic diseases. The Faculty of Pharmacy shared by supplementing the commonly needed drugs.  Questionnaires were distributed, also patient’s satisfaction was assessed and they appreciated the work done and demanded for more convoys. The students found that the convoy is a very effective mean of learning and they asked to be involved in the following activity.