LARKANA: May 15, 2009. Speaker Sindh Assembly Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said on Friday that the provision of artificial limbs to the disable persons is one of the best services in a physical impaired society, which is ultimately the reparation for development of country.
This he said while on inauguration of Free Medical Camp under the “Amputees Rehabilitation Project” by the Department of Prosthetics Institute of Physical Machine and Rehabilitation, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) here at Chandka Medical College teaching hospital Larkana.Nisar Khuhro said the human societies are shaped through noble causes and service of mankind by good deeds. He said society should step ahead and utilize such a resource of physically impaired people and make them a useful citizen.
He said now the disables should make them a normal human and try to avert the situation after getting this opportunity of medical camp.Speaker said the prime responsibility of all should to make our selves aware and educate the society by their skills. He is much impressed the services of DUHS and experts who came to deliver their services in Larkana and the people of Sindh appreciates further their efforts for amputees rehabilitation by the department. He said the local NGO in Larkana has registered 557 disable patients and hoped the institution will organize medical camps in future.
Head of the department (DUHS) Dr. Nabeela Soomro said in Pakistan disability rate is high and there is no one institution except this one which recently established in Karachi, while for this purpose in India about 57 institutions are working and providing artificial limbs facilities to the people.She said there is shortage of technical staff and experts due to the long run training of professional we have to struggle and will make it possible in next few years she said. She said in Karachi there are 1500 registered cases and the institutions have completed artificial limbs to the 1370 disables.Dr. Nabeela demonstrated and showed the team of disables came from Karachi and they told that how they are easy survive due to the artificial limbs as they were neglected elements of the society.
Those were included Zakir Baig, Sarfaraz, Fakher Shaikh and others also performing job in the institution simultaneously. On the occasion, Head of Department DUHS Dr. Nabeela Soomro along with team, Principal CMC Larkana Professor Sikander Ali Shaikh, Medical Suprintendent Syed Mehboob Ali Shah, District Coordination Officer Larkana Mohammed Jaffer Abbasi, Khair Mohammed Shaikh, Kamrani Ali, Mohammed Panjal Sangi, Ali Gohar Sangi and other doctors were among the Medical Camp inauguration ceremony.In one day medical Camp 110 disable people were registered and half of the cases were due to polio and diabetics’ reasons the limbs were cut.