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790 FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMP FOR THE UNDER-PRIVILEGED

posted Oct 16, 2019, 7:42 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 7:42 AM ]

Koregaon Park (Pune) 28-Sept-2019:
The Don Bosco Development Society, Pune organized a free eye check-up camp for the residents of Ekta Nagar slum in Vishrantwadi. 167 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. Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator- DBDS) welcomed the medical team and patients. Dr Ranaware and Dr. Tamanna Shaikh examined the patients. 16 patients were diagnosed with Cataract. 14 patients with defective eyesight were distributed spectacles at a nominal charge of Rs.99 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.