As a part of Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Sati Parva , the founder of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari, a Free Eye Screening and Dental Camp was organized at Kanubari Community Health Centre of Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on 18th June 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. The eye team screened 78 patients and 8 cataract patients were identified. The patients will be operated free of cost at K.K.Saharia Lion Eye Hospital,Dibrugarh.The other patients were advised for spectacles and free medicines were distributed amongst them.
Dr. Amit Singh, BDS also examined more than 100 patients for various dental diseases. He talked to the students about oral hygiene and proper brushing technique.
The camp was inaugurated by Sri S.S.Choudhury, ADC of Kanubari. He lauded the efforts of Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti in the field of rural health care and assured all possible help from his 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.