KARACHI: A team of doctors, belonging to Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA-Karachi), has left for Bannu to supplement ongoing relief work at the camps established for internally displaced people (IDPs).
PIMA sources here on Monday said the team comprising general physicians as well as specialists will remain in different camps for around a month and would then be replaced by another team, in accordance to the needs of the people.
The PIMA doctors from other parts of the country are also running mobile medical clinics to enhance their accessibility to the affected people, pertaining to all age groups.
Keeping in view the intensity of situation and medical needs of the IDPs doctors belonging to PIMA – Swat are also serving at the IDPs camps in Bannu and surrounding localities.
Local doctors and medical staff working at different PIMA medical centres are also running mobile medical units in different areas registered to be inhabited by the IDPs, said the sources.
Central President of PIMA, Prof Sohail Akhter is said to be supervising the medical relief work.