World arthritis day observed


Our Correspondent


The experts have termed the malnutrition behind the bone diseases and issues of bone joints disorders in Thar. Arthritis Foundation Pakistan in collaboration with the Orthopedic Department of Liaquat University of Medical Health Sciences (LUMHS) and Pakistan Orthopaedic Association on Saturday held various events to highlight the importance of the bone diseases, back-ache and other disorders among the people of Tharparkar on World Arthritis Day (WAD).
The large number of the people including the exports, who had arrived in the town took out the rally to create the awareness among the people of the desert region regarding the arthritis and other bone diseases. A medical camp was also organized in Civil Hospital Mithi where experts of bone diseases (orthopedics) examined hundreds of the patients both men, women and from across the district and gave them medicines free of cost.
Dr. Faheem Ahmed Memon, the president of Arthritis Foundation of Pakistan after treating the patients spoke to the local journalists and revealed that due to malnutrition the issues of the joint disorders.