Martin Dow Group, a leading multinational pharmaceutical company in Pakistan, has set up medical camps in flood-hit areas of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KPK), Punjab and Sindh.
According to a press release issued here, Martin Dow Group said that its prime goal is to facilitate the victims of flash floods with on-ground medical aid besides other relief efforts. Medical camps are established in D.G Khan, Taunsa, Basti Lashari, Ahmadani, D.I Khan, Tank, Quetta, Pishin, Badin and Hala.
Martin Dow has so far done four camps and over 15 more camps are planned, keeping in view the calamity more camps would be further added.
These camps are managing over 500 patients daily and females and children are being treated by specially assigned doctors to ensure convenience for the people affected by the flood. Medicines are being prescribed under the supervision of a panel of doctors which comprises specialists.
Furthermore, along with medical aid, the Martin Dow Group is also distributing food boxes (fresh fruits, dry fruits, milk, water, juice & biscuits etc.). The company is also handing over blankets, mosquito nets, coil and Mosquito repellent.
Expressing his views, Chairman of Martin Dow Group Ali Akhai has said, “In this time of heavy challenges where floods have caused havoc and unimaginable destruction across the length and breadth of Pakistan, it has always been our responsibility to come forward and help our countrymen”.
Group MD and CEO Martin Dow Javed Ghulam Muhammad said, “This is a continuous effort and in line with our vision to be an active contributor to the social causes.’’