Boukvat a help group for downtrodden chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients opened its health centre at Soura here to streamline its functioning.
The inagural function was attended by Prof G H Malik ex head of Nephrology SKIMS, Dr K Banday, Dr Ashraf, Dr Amin Sumbli, Dr Masood.
On the occassion, columnist Ajaz ul Haq lauded the efforts of the group for such an endeavour. Dr Muzafar Wani and Dr Imtiyaz Wani briefed the audience about the functioning of the organization. Dr Shahida Mir encouraged for further expanding the reach to more patients.
The organisers said ‘Boukvat’ is help group started by a group of concerned practicing medical professionals. “‘Boukvat’ is fully devoted to helping poor patients suffering from kidney ailments The objective of ‘Boukvat’ is to support patients suffering from kidney illness, by bearing part of the cost of dialysis and transplant medication who belong to lower socioeconomic strata. This is reimbursed to the centre where that particular patient is being dialysed or to the distributor from whom the transplanted patient gets the medicine. In this endeavour many deserving patients have been helped so far,” Dr Muzaffar added.