(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF), in association with the Aster Medical Centre, Al Khor, conducted its 38th free medial camp for fishermen and workers on June 14, at the Aster Medical Centre, Al Khor from 7am to 12pm.
This medical camp aimed at providing free medical assistance to mainly fishermen and other workers/ labourers from various labour camps and companies in Al Khor and nearby areas. Around 250-300 fishermen / workers were benefitted from this camp.
The medical camp was inaugurated by Ambassador of India to Qatar, P Kumaran, in the presence of ICBF Coordinating Officer and First Secretary (Labour and Community Welfare), S R H Fahmi; ICBF Adviser Council, Chairman, Dr. Mohan Thomas; Acting ICBF President, Mahesh Gowda; ICBF Advisery Council members, Jaffar Thayyil and Irfan Ansari; ICBF General-Secretary, Avinash Gaikwad; Dr. Biju Gafoor, Vice-President of Indian Doctors Club (IDC); Rejil Jacob, Vice-President of Aster Volunteers Qatar; Mini Benny, Working President, United Nurses of India and Qatar (UNIQ); Farook, Wellcare Pharmacy; Raja Vijayan, President of QTS, the main supporters of the this medical camp and all ICBF committee members and community leaders.
The fishermen had the opportunity to submit their concerns directly to the ambassador and received appropriate guidance and assurance of befitting support from embassy and ICBF. ICBF also gave away free food kits in addition to the snacks to each fishermen & Workers who attended the camp.
A team of dedicated doctors from IDC were extending their selfless services to the workers. Nursing support was extended by UNIQ. Wellcare Group provided free pharmaceutical support and free medicines. The Qatar Tamizhar Sangham (QTS) and especially the young student volunteers from QTS extended commendable support to the camp.
The camp was led by the ICBF Head of Medical camps and Fishermen Welfare, A Senthil Athiban, and supported by ICBF MC Members, especially Mehul Patel and past MC Viral Bhatt. The team of organisers visited the fishermen / workers camps in person, prior to the medical camp to reach out to the deserving. ICC and Al Muftah Rent A Car extended logistical support to the camp.