First Childhood Disease screening program of School Health Services
Participating doctors: Dr. Khalil Ur Rehman, Dr. Syed Ghazanfar Naqvi, Dr. Nazir Afradi, Dr. Nusrat Anam, Dr. Shakeel Baksh, Dr. Rehan Ahmed & Dr. Sarmad Salim
Childhood Disease Screening Program (CDSP) by School Health services, Pakistan Welfare society Jeddah, held on July 6, 2009 at the Pakistan international school, Azizia Jeddah for the Class 5-A & 5B. 80 student were screened and a report forwarded to the principal. This report included the names & roll no of student who require medical help.
Childhood Disease Screening Program (CDSP) by School Health services, Pakistan Welfare society Jeddah, held on Dec 9, 2009 at the Pakistan international school, Azizia Jeddah for the Class 5C 40 student were screened and a report forwarded to the principal. This report included the names & roll no of student who require medical help. Later on, on Dec 16, 2009 another session of screening was conducted for section D & E so as to complete Class V, in this particular session almost 80 students were screened & a combined report for section C, D & E was submitted.
Second Childhood Disease screening program of School Health Services
Third Childhood Disease screening program of School Health Services
The screening program Jan 2012. 250 students of class V were screened. The family were informed about the need to consult a doctor.
Fourth Childhood Disease screening program of School Health Services
The Pakistan Welfare Society (PWS) organized a students’ health screening program at the premises of the Pakistani International School in Jeddah on Thursday.
Seven doctors participated in the program, performing medical check-ups on around 300 students.
Dr. Arshad Qasami, eye specialist; Dr. Muhammad Tahir Nadeem, pediatric neurologist; Dr. Mohammed Arshad Alvi, assistant consultant pediatrician; Dr. Irfan Abrar, consultant pediatrician; Dr. Noman Ahmed, consultant pediatrician; Dr. Ataullah Khan, assistant consultant pediatrician; Dr. Asim Ali, assistant consultant, volunteered their services to the society.
Dr. Khalil-ur-Rahman, president of PWS, told Arab News that the society has been organizing the program for the past five years, with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of regular medical screening for children.
He noted that many children suffer health problems that are undetected by their parents, and these become obstacles to their academic performance.
“Our team of doctor’s check-up on the wellbeing of students by screening their eye sight, hearing abilities, weight, blood pressure, dental hygiene, and ask the students about their food intake as well as their physical and mental activities. The doctors also ask about the student’s family medical history,” he explained.
He elaborated that the doctors submit a report about each student, which is sent to the parents. Students with health problems are requested to visit the free medical camp, which is established every month at the consulate for further medical care.
He urged parents to monitor their children’s growth and consult their family doctor if they notice any irregularities.
Rahman thanked the participating doctors, PWS members and teachers for executing the event and extended his appreciation to the school management for allowing the society to conduct the program.
PWS members Mohammed Khalid Janjua; Mohammed Talha; Fauzia Khan; Mohammad Nawaz Janjua and Mohammed Abdulsattar were also present to help the doctors.
Fifth Childhood Disease screening program of School Health Services
The Childhood disease screening program conducted at the Pakistan International School Azizia, Jeddah on Feb 27, 2015. Doctors participating in the screening Dr. Noman, Dr. Arshad Alvi, Dr. Nadeem Kousar, Dr. Shakeel & Dr. Sarmad. The report have been send to the parents.