Sunday 29 March 2015

Free Eye Screening Camp by Vivekananda Kendra Arunachal Pradesh

As a part of Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Shati Parva , the founder of Vivekananda Kendra, a Free Eye Screening Camp was organized at Deomali Community Health Centre of Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on 27th March 2015. The camp was organized by Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti in association with Lion K.K.Saharia Eye Hospital, a premier Eye Hospital of Dibrugarh, Assam. Dr.J. Das, Eye Specialist and his team screened 127 patients and 17 cataract patients were identified. As per their commitment, the cataract patients will be operated free of cost in their hospital on 7th April 2015. The other patients were advised for spectacles and free medicines were distributed amongst them.
The camp was inaugurated by Sri B.Puroik, SDO of Deomali and attended by more than 200 eminent personalities of Deomali township. They lauded the efforts of Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti in the field of rural health care and assured all possible help from their side. In the coming days more such camps will be conducted in different parts of Arunachal Pradesh in association with Lion K.K. Saharia Eye Hospital, Dibrugarh.