Monday 6 June 2022

Free Eye Screening Camp by VK Arun Jyoti


Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti Arunachal Pradesh organized a free eye screening camp at Wakro CHC, Lohit district from 1st June to 3rd June 2022. Dr. Udayan Dixit, a highly experienced Ophthalmologist from Pune, Maharastra came voluntarily to render his valuable services. A total of 154 patients were screened during the camp for various eye ailments. Patients from all the villages of Wakro circle including the remote villages came to avail of the benefit. 28 patients were found with cataracts and they will be operated on soon. 110 pairs of spectacles were distributed free of cost. Eye medicines were given to patients.

Earlier on 1st June, the camp was inaugurated by Sri Tamo Riba, EAC, Wakro. In his inaugural speech, he lauded the efforts of Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti in the field of primary health care in the eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh and assured all possible help for such venture in the future also. This is to be mentioned that Dr. Dixit had visited Arunachal Pradesh earlier and he conducted such camps in Khonsa and Longding with Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti in 2019 and 2020.