HPVT COMES TO RESCUE OF NEEDY
To Establish Rehabilitation Centre For Paraplegic Patients
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sept 10: In the wake of prevailing unrest in Kashmir, a Srinagar-based non-political, non-governmental organization is extending its support to the persons injured in action by police and paramilitary forces in the past months.
The endeavor from the Help Poor Voluntary Trust (HPVT) is aiming at helping the poor and needy patients with medication and other necessary support services like the availability of ambulances and doctors.
The HPVT has pressed its ambulances into service since the day the crisis erupted in the Valley on June 11. So far hundreds of patients have been ferried to and from the city hospitals in the HPVT ambulances while scores of patients have been provided free medicines and other facilities.
A team of HPVT officials visited Kreeri to ascertain the condition of the 35 year old Hafeeza, a paraplegic patient who sustained five bullets on July 31 after police fired at her.
The HPVT has been taking care of the bullet-hit patients across the Valley. The Trust, whose work is appreciated by cross sections of society, is taking care of Haneefa’s medication and other necessities since the day she was admitted to the SKIMS.
Today the HPVO donated Rs 10,000 to the family for Haneefa’s medication and assured all possible her in her rehabilitation. “If ever you need our ambulance to ferry to SKIMS for a medical check up, kindly inform said. We are ready to provide you all possible help in terms of medication, doctors or the ambulance,” the HPVO president, Farooq Ahmad, told the family.
The HPVO intends to establish a rehabilitation centre for the paraplegia patients. “We are in the process of establishing this centre to help such patients,” Ahmad said.
The HPVO members, who visited Kreeri today, included the president Farooq Ahmad, general secretary, Noor Muhammad, and two executive members, Fayaz Ahmad Mir, MG Syedain.
The Trust is also supplying free medicines to hundreds of patients registered with it. Several doctors have associated themselves with the Trust.
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Lastupdate on : Sat, 11 Sep 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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