screening camp

Screening Camp

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In an effort to eliminate treatable blindness, Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital Vizag in association with CBM, conducted a screening camp at the most neglected interior tribal villages Jharigaon & Raighar in Odisha on March 27th & 29th 2018. As a result of this timely intervention of screening- 201 patients found a ray of hope and 80 people who were identified with cataract were moved to the main hospital of Visakhapatnam for surgeries. This activity also brought to light the underlying cases of losing complete vision due to poor eye care services, and lack of awareness among 8 people, which included 2 children. With a vision of future in mind, SankarFoundation Eye Hospital wishes to extend its services to more unreachable parts of Odisha boundaries and bring a hope in the lives of people.

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