Hyderabad mosque turns clinic, treats 5 lakh slum dwellers for free

In a first, a mosque in the Old City has opened an exclusive women and child clinic. People of all religions will be provided free medical treatment including laboratory tests. The mosque will also provide free mid-day meal to children below 10 years across religious lines. 

The clinic offers facilities like nebulisation, intravenous fluid replacement, wound dressing and free lab facilities. It caters to the needs of people from as many as 31 slums around Wadi-al-Mahmood in Rajendranagar mandal. 

It will also focus on pregnant women offering them nutritious diet and medicines for normal delivery. It is being run by a city-based NGO, Helping Hand Foundation (HHF), in collaboration with SEED, USA. The clinic is located on the first floor of the mosque.

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