|HEPATITIS B VACCINATION DRIVE AT PMC | Jan-2012|
|In order to provide Immunity against Hepatitis-B, Blood Wing of Social Welfare Society-Peshawar Medical College successfully arranged a free vaccination camp for the students of 1st year and 2nd year MBBS and BDS students of Peshawar Medical College and Peshawar Dental College on 6th and 7th Jan, 2012, respectively.
Being the very first venture of Blood Wing, an inauguration ceremony was held in which faculty members and students participated. Prof. Dr Najib-ul-Haq, Principal Peshawar Medical College, inaugurated the Vaccination Camp. He also visited the camp where he met students and the technical staff of the vaccination camp and discussed few things pertaining to Hepatitis B vaccination. It is to be mentioned here that separate arrangements were made for male and female students in Biochemistry and physiology labs respectively.
Students were issued separate vaccination cards after vaccination. The vaccination card contained complete bio data of the student, dosage detail and date of vaccination. In the first phase, a total of 140 students were vaccinated.
|Breast Cancer Awareness Drive | October-2011|
|The Social Welfare Society of Peshawar Medical College, in collaboration with the Community Health Sciences Department of Peshawar Medical College, hosted a programme today to raise awareness about breast cancer in Peshawar.
The program, held at Peshawar Medical College on Saturday, October 29, 2011, featured sessions on breast cancer given by various doctors to students of University Model School, Islamia College Peshawar, Forward Girls College, Rehman Medical College and Frontier College.
Dr. Abid Jameel, Associate Professor and Head of Medical Oncology at Hayatabad Medical Complex, discussed the risk factors of breast cancer and screening. Worldwide, every 3 minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 12 minutes, one woman dies of breast cancer, said Dr. Abid Jameel. Dr. Khurshid Ahmad, Associate Professor at Peshawar Medical College and consultant surgeon at Mercy Teaching Hospital, talked about the various surgical treatments available for this disease, and emphasized the importance of early diagnosis and timely treatment. Various social aspects of breast cancer were highlighted by Dr. Saadia Nazeem, a former Associate Professor and a practising surgeon, who stressed on the cultural issues that women have to face while dealing with this serious disease. Later, a physical training session was delivered by Miss Saima Qazi of Blossoms Institute Peshawar. Female students from various colleges of Peshawar were taught the procedure of Breast Self-Examination by the students of Peshawar Medical College. Pamphlets and leaflets about Breast Self-Examination were also distributed to the visitors.
|Flood Relief KPK | July-2010|
|SWS team has successfully distributed the following package in two villages named "Bela" and "Islamabad" (Dala zak road).
1. Flour 20 Kg per family
2. Rice 15 Kg
3. Pulses 2 Kg
4. Beans 2 Kg
5. Sugar 3 Kg
6. Ghee 5 Kg
7. Tea 1 Kg
8. Masala 1 Kg
9. Salt 1 Pack
11. Plates 2
12. Glasses 2
Total number of families covered are 50. On the average, each family is composed of 7 members.
Volunteers who participated in this activity:
Mr. Naveed Danish 4th Year MBBS
Mr. Ziauddin 4th Year MBBS
Mr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif
Teachers who Supervised this activity:
Dr. Saeed Anwar
Dr. Usman Raza
Dr. Imad Afridi
We are highly thankful to Driver Amjad and Farhat, two security guards from PMC and Qari Sharif. We are also thankful to PMC administration.
This was just the initial step taken in this regard, our aims are high and we are committed to do more. We need your support both, in terms of financial and human resource.
|Flood Relief KPK | August-2010|
|A team of Students Welfare Society (SWS) of Peshawar Medical College did a field survey in Sardaryab area, District Charsaddah.
The team consisted:
Mr. Naveed Danish
Mr. Nasir Bakhtiar
Mr. Yasir Bakhtiar
Mr. Muhammad Kashif
Mr. Mohammad Qasim
They distributed ready made rice (30 Kg of Cocked Rice)
They identified 54 families in the village Sheikh Abad. Situation was very dreadful. Food was the 1st demand followed by clothes, then water and medicine. Medicine mainly for skin diseases. Tablets for water purification as prophylactic treatment.
|Flood Relief - IDP's | May-2009|
|We specially thank all our supporters, fund raisers and volunteer distributors for their selfless contribution. We look forward to their participation in our future activities as they are our real asset.
All Praise to Allah (SWT) for enabling us to help our brother in time of need. Social Welfare Society Peshawar Medical College was able to deliver a humble package to our recently displaced brothers and sisters from Dir, Swat and Bunir Districts.
Packages distributed in TAKHT BHAI
By the grace of Allah the Almighty, on the 25th of May, 2009, SWS delivered the following relief goods to 50 families of IDP from Dir and Swat, sheltered in different schools in Takht-e Bhai, Mardan:
Packages distributed in MARDAN
SWS team (Female Wing) of PMC visited the IDPs camps in Mardan on 23rd May, 2009. For their relief SWS team arranged & distributed the packages included.
Packages distributed in JALALA
After a survey two locations were chosen including Katlung area with 50 scattered families and an already set camp with 1100 tents at Jalala, Mardan.
The Katlung package consisted mainly of food items and slippers, utensils soaps etc, while Jalala package was for about 1100 tents and included soft mattress, pillows, bed sheets along with soaps, hand fans, mosquito repellents.
SWS is highly indebted to PMC administration whose continued support and guidance made SWS execute this activity well. SWS is also grateful to Al-Khidmat Foundation which not only provided its store to SWS, but also aided in delivery of the goods.
- Total number of families covered in Jalala Camp = 1100
- Each pack given per family
- Total number of schools covered in Jalala = 2
- Number of families in each school = 30
Packages distributed in KATLANG
- Total number of families covered in Katlang area = 50
- One package given per family
Peshawar Medical College also provided Referral forms to the camp. With these forms in hands, they can be treated free of cost in any of the attached hospital with Peshawar Medical College.