Jeddah – Khaja Banda Nawaz College of Engineering (KBNCE) Gulbarga Alumni Jeddah Chapter as part of their social and community welfare development program organized a free medical camp in association with Abeer Medical Center in Aziziyah, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A large number of Indian Diasporas including KBNCE Alumni members with their families, friends, and children visited Abeer Medical Center and availed the free health assessment facility. The health assessment program was including Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar measurement, Body Mass Index (BMI), ECG, Orthopedic consultation and Cardiology screening.
Abeer Medical Group is known for its quality and affordable healthcare and as mentioned under their mission is to expand awareness on the enhancement of healthy lifestyles.
A dedicated team of Abeer Group Medical Professionals, Doctors, Nurses, ECG technicians, and other paramedical staff were deputed to counsel the visitors. The management and resource persons were also available to facilitate the camp operations.
Ghazanfar Ali Zaki Senior Public relations officer Al Abeer group said, I have seen many Alumni of different colleges but KBNCE Alumnus keep them engaged serving the community apart from their technical programs.KBNCE Alumni Jeddah Chapter President Syed Nasir Khursheed appreciated Abeer Medical Group management efforts to provide all the necessary arrangements, medical staff support, and the facilities. He admired the health awareness initiative taken by Abeer Medical Group and thanks to its CEO Mohammed Alungal and the senior public relations officer Gazanfar Ali Zaki. President also thanked the executive committee including those who are away Mohammed Zubair from Dubai and Engr Abubakar bin Hussain from Riyadh for their efforts in conducting the camp.
Vice president of KBNCE Alumni Saleh bin Ali stated that such camps should be conducted more frequently to bring health awareness and foster the importance of regular health checkup in society.KBNCE Alumni General secretary and the event manager Syed Mohiuddin said that regular health checkups can help to detect the illness at early stage, and to cure it faster and save a life before it can cause any damage. He expressed his gratitude to the Medical Center staff for providing their professional services.
One of Alumnus Abdul Rahman CEO Infra Tech said it was another opportunity for us to meet executive committee of the Alumni in our busy schedule. He said screening of the patients and their medical advice during the entire duration of the camp was excellent. Chief Coordinator of KBNCE Alumni Mohammed Yahiya stated that he was surprised by seeing the results of random medical screening. During the checkup, many patients get diagnosed first time with Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, and High Uric Acid Levels.
Imdad Ali Joint secretary of the Alumni said The camp has benefited to bring health awareness, and it shall be regularly conducted particularly among the deprived people who don’t have the medical insurance policies and knowledge about the diseases. Amjad Ali Coordinator of the Alumni said it was made clear that Engineers are health conscious and take care of others’ health too, Tabrez Hussain Cultural Secretary said really Engineers are solution providers, realized after spending few hours and seeing all machinery invented by Engineers.
Aejazuddin PR coordinator said the earlier feeling was different as can this kind of medical camp be part of Alumni, realized after seeing it was yet another opportunity to meet batch mates in a different environment. Ibrahim Khaleel Executive member of the Alumni described the camp as successful as it was seen a good number of attendees were relatives of members who were on visit visa in Kingdom as they do not have medical insurance. Executive committee members from KBNCE Alumni Yanbu Chapter Mohsin Sanghar and Aasim Umair all the way traveled from Yanbu to attend the camp and said it was wonderful experience for us to attend this camp after Annual event.
The camp was concluded with a special thanks note by business development executive Aashik Ashraf to the Alumni for taking interest in organizing the camp, he said we keep continue providing better medical facilities as part of our services.