Dewanbegi Clinic Inauguration Report

January 25, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan

The inauguration program started with reciting the Holy Quran by Qari Fazel Rahim. Then, Eng. Ahmad Omid, on behalf of Dr. Yahya Wardak, talked. He congratulated the people of Dewanbegi area on inaugurating the clinic and pointed out to services and tireless efforts of Dr. Yahya Wardak and Afghanic Organization. Also, he called cooperation with Afghanistan Islamic Medical Association (AIMA) a positive point. In addition, Ahmad Omid encouraged common people of the region to support the clinic and protect it from deactivation or destroying.

Later on, on behalf of people of Dewanbegi, Mr. Mohammad Saeed briefly talked. He thanked Dr. Yahya Wardak and AIMA, and he called the inauguration of the clinic as a great service and achievement.

After that, Dr. Ezatullah Hamid, responsible for Dewanbegi Clinic, talked about the services of the clinic. He considered it as a big service and said that they would attempt, day and night, to change the clinic to a big health center.

His speech’s conclusion is as bellow:

Speaker: Dr. Ezatullah Hamid, General Head of Dewanbegi Clinic

  • Praising Almighty Allah
  • A Verse of Holy Quran: وَ إِذا مَرِضْتُ فَهُوَ يَشْفينِ

Translation: “And when I am ill, it is He (Allah) Who cures me.”

  • Three main focuses of the clinic:
    • Experienced doctors will be serving in the clinic.
    • Well-equipped laboratory and diagnostic section will start its work.
    • Quality medicine will be offered.
  • Specialist doctors:
    • Mirwais, specialist of internal diseases
    • Naqibullah Tayeb, specialist of children diseases
    • M. Nazar Taraki, specialist of children and malnutrition
    • Ezatullah Hamid, specialist of children and newborn babies
    • Nasrin Shinwari, Expert of obstetrics and gynecology
    • Mohammadullah, laboratory technician
    • Najeebullah & Fazel Rahim, pharmacists
  • Services are less expensive than elsewhere.
  • Only essential medicines and tests will be recommended.
  • Observing department will be existed, from AIMA.
  • Females will be treated by female doctors.
  • A system for registration will be created, e.g. diabetes, blood pressure, and etc.

Clinic Services and Treatable Diseases:

  • Internal
    • Headache
    • Psychological depression
    • Heart diseases
    • Blood pressure
    • Weight—fatness and thinness
    • Respiratory and lung diseases e.g. asthma and tuberculosis
    • Diabetes
  • Pediatrics
  • Weighing and examining newborn babies
  • Nutritive problems of babies
  • Growth—not getting weight
  • Pinworms
  • Failure in schools
  • Short stature
  • Bedwetting
  • Allergy and pneumonia
  • Daily common diseases
  • Gynecological and Obstetric Care
    • Examining pregnant women and showing their risks
    • Examining blood group
    • Examining blood pressure
    • Ultrasound
    • Examining not giving birth problems
    • Edema or swelling of feet
    • Vomiting during pregnancy
  • Dental/Stomatology
    • Dental filling
    • Tooth extraction
    • Covering/ veneering teeth
    • Teeth cleaning
    • Putting artificial gums (both by male and female doctors)
  • Ultrasound
    • Hepatomegaly (swelling of liver)
    • Gallstones
    • Kidney stones
    • Bladder stones
    • Ascites/ fluid collection in abdomen
    • Examining status of baby before birth
    • Swollen lymph nodes
  • X-ray
    • Bones and joints X-ray
    • Head X-ray
    • Breast X-ray
    • Abdomen X-ray
    • Dental/ teeth X-ray
  • Laboratory (About 100 different tests are possible, and modern machines have been brought.) The following examinations can be done:
    • Examining blood
    • Examining tuberculosis
    • Examining anemia/ lack of blood
    • Examining bleeding
    • Malaria
    • Typhoid fever
    • Brucellosis
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis A
    • Stomach germs
    • Examining rheumatism
    • Germs in blood of pregnant women
    • Examining status of being pregnant
    • Examining diabetes
    • Examining blood cholesterol
    • Examining kidney tasks
    • Examining calcium of boons and blood
    • Examining urine
    • Examining stools
    • Examining semen of men
    • Examining blood group
  • Pharmacy
    • Containing as quality medicine as possible and being open 24 hours
  • Children surgery
    • Circumcision
    • Wound dressing
    • Injection
    • Stitching wounds
    • Burned wound dressing
  • Vaccine: it will be activated in the future, Insha’Allah.

Finally, Dr. Ezatullah requested the people of Dewanbegi not to leave the clinic alone and to share their ideas with them for bettering the clinic.

At the end of the program, Dr. Mirwais Ghairat, on behalf of staff of the clinic, shortly talked and again expressed and renewed his promises with the people of the region. He recited the final Dua (he prayed). After that, all participants of the program saw different parts of the clinic. After having snack, the participants left the clinic. About 50 persons participated in the program. Regards.