ROF constructed Ramp and Emergency patient stretcher area to facilitate and quick movement of emergency patients.
After completing their life span, six of them have been discarded and remaining four are now practically nonfunctioning as well. Patients were being transferred to other facilities for acute dialysis. That was the situation at our RMC’s main teaching hospital. Due to the lack
of funding, patients with renal failure were dying for the lack of appropriate dialysis facilities. This Rawalian project with a combined effort of RMCAANA, RMCOF and Rawalpindi Medical College was overseen by Dr. Avais Masud, Dr. Muhammad Umar, Dr. Babar Rao and RMCAANA Executive Council.
IDRF Canada provided funds for construction of Model Village comprising individual houses for 36 families with wash rooms, water supply and brick soling streets with street lights. They also provided funds for construction of IDRF/ROF Girls Primary School and ROF then established a Vocational Centre for women there as well. The Model Village, Girls School and Vocational Centre are located in Basti Awan.
There were no Girls School in the area. ROF took all steps to provide education facilities to girls in this area. A team of male and female doctors from Shifa Medical College, Islamabad has also been visiting, from time to time in these flood hit areas to educate people about health care and personal hygiene.
RMCOF, Rawalpindi Medical College Overseas Foundation is a charitable organization founded by the alumni of Rawalpindi Medical College that are practicing across the globe. RMCOF aims to facilitate the poor and ease their suffering, to improve health education, in Pakistan especially in and around the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.