Mobile medical clinics set up in 1,000 deprived areas

October 9, 2018 - 23:1

TEHRAN – Ehsan-Barekat Foundation has dispatched mobile medical groups to and set up clinics in some 1,000 underprivileged regions throughout the country, Fars reported on Tuesday.

The mobile health care clinics are wheel-based health care system offering care and treatment, clinical laboratory, hospitalization and medical services to isolated and vulnerable groups not having access to health services.

These clinics having 140 beds and 132 health practitioners, can treat some 7500 patients per day, which are first deployed to the northern flood-stricken areas of the country, then to Karbala, Iraq to serve the Arba'een pilgrims, and eventually to thousands of deprived areas throughout the country.

Ehsan-Barekat Foundation offers social services to the underprivileged to eradicate social harms, and is affiliated to the Execution of Imam Khomeini's Order and Barekat Foundation which has been established on December 11, 2007, in order to act as an organization to uproot deprivation, to realize economic and social empowerment and to carry out public affairs. 

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