Bradford GP to help Pakistan flood victims

A GP from Bradford is leading a team of GPs out to Pakistan to deliver care to those affected by catastrophic flooding in the region.

Dr Muhammad Adeel Iqbal will be helping deliver care in Pakistan
Dr Muhammad Adeel Iqbal will be helping deliver care in Pakistan

According to the UN, up to 3.5 million children are now at risk from waterborne disease, including dysentery and cholera, as aid groups struggle to get fresh water to the area.

Dr Muhammad Adeel Iqbal, of Kensington Street Health Centre, in Bradford, will spend around a week delivering medical supplies and treating people in the provinces of Sindh and Punjab.

He will be accompanied by five other doctors and a practice nurse. The group has so far raised about £4,000 to spend on aid for the project and want a further £6,000 before they make the journey next week.

To make a donation for the trip, contact the charity Kemca or call Kensington Street Health Centre on 01274 496433.

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