Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh Branch has established two-day first aid camp in connection with Youm-e-Ashoor at Numaish Chowrangi. The PRC-Sindh medical team comprises doctors and paramedical staff for providing first aid to mourners on 9th to 10th of Muharram in case of any untoward incident.
The PRC-Sindh ambulances have also been deployed in this regard. In statement, Provincial Secretary PRC-Sindh Kanwar Waseem said like every year, a two-day medical camp was established at Numaish Chowrangi. He said medical team remained present in the camp to provide treatment to mourners of procession from morning to till night, while 40 trained and experienced Emergency Response Volunteers with two First Aid Trainers of Red Crescent headed by DORC Shariq Ali Khan have also been put on high alert on the spot to deal with any untoward emergency situation.
“Our paramedical staff and volunteers have provided first aid to more than 400 mourners and also shifted 50 serious injured mourners to nearest hospital in Red Crescent ambulances”, said PRC-Sindh Health Manager Dr. Ali Warsi.
Provincial Secretary Kanwar Waseem appreciated the paramedical staff and volunteers for their dedication and providing humanitarian services everywhere to everyone without any discrimination.