Published on Monday, March 12, 2012
KKMA organized Medical Screening Camp



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The Kuwait Kerala Muslim Association (KKMA), the leading social welfare organization of Indians in Kuwait along with Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) Kuwait celebrated the World Kidney Day by organizing a large scale Medical Screening and Consultation Camp for Indians in Kuwait.

The Camp was supported by Kuwait Medical Association, Kuwait Herat Foundation, Dasman Diabetic Center, Al Rahma Medical Services, Association of Indian Ophthalmologists and Indian Dentists Alliance. Technical and machinery supports were provided by Yiaco Appolo Hospital and Advanced Technology Company.

The Camp was inaugurated by Satish C. Mehta, the Ambassador of India to Kuwait. He appreciated the valuable services rendered by KKMA for the social welfare of Indians in Kuwait and back home. He also commended Indian Doctors Forum for supporting community organizations in conducting such screening camp utilizing the selfless services of Indian doctors in Kuwait.

IDF President and senior Nephrologist and Transplant Physician Dr. Narayanan Nampoory delivered the keynote address on the occasion of the World Kidney Day.

KKMA Chairman Sageer Trikarpur in his address explained various social service projects initiated by the Association for the welfare of lower income group of non resident Indians.

KKMA president Abdul Fathah Thayyil presided over the inaugural session. IDF vice president Dr. Amir Ahmed, KKMA CFO Ali Matara and Satish Chandra Shetty felicitated. The Medical Camp organizing committee chairman B.M. Iqbal welcomed the audience while general convenor K. Basheer proposed vote of thanks.

Considered as the largest medical camp so far held in Kuwait, nearly 1200 participants including of women and children utilized the event. A dedicated team of medical professionals led by IDF General Secretary Dr. Murali Gopal, Treasurer Dr. P.C. Nair and secretary of community services Dr. Yusuf Dhar along with 43 experts specialized in cardiology, dermatology, diabetic and endocrinology, E.N.T., gastroenterology, general medicine, gynecology, nephrology, neurology, Ophthalmology, orthopaedic, pediatric, general surgery and urology provided their free consultancy services. Many patients who required immediate medical care were referred to hospitals and offered support by the expert doctors for their follow ups.

A special session on CRT conducted and it was attracted a large crowd including of ladies and teens. The quiz contest and songs conducted on the sideline of the medical camp made the event more memorable.

Under the leadership of KKMA, 70 paramedical staff and various working groups comprised of nearly 100 volunteers relentlessly offered their dedicated efforts for the success of the medical camp.
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