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507 FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMP AT NAGPUR CHAWL SLUM IN PUNE

posted Feb 14, 2019, 10:45 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 14, 2019, 10:46 AM ]
12-Feb-2019, Koregaon Park (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society, Pune organized a free eye check-up camp for the residents of Nagpur Chawl slum. 190 patients were examined in this eye camp held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Eye camp started at 10.00 am and concluded at about 3.00pm. The eye camp was inaugurated by Mr. Ajay Kamble (Retired-Tahsildar). Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator- DBDS) welcomed the medical team and patients. Dr Ranaware and Dr. Amol examined the patients. 13 patients were diagnosed with Cataract. 31 patients with defective eyesight were distributed spectacles at a nominal charge of Rs.100 only. The DBDS staff did the mobilization as well as the logistical arrangements for this camp. They will also keep the follow-up of the patients diagnosed with Cataract.