Nilphamari, 3 March 2018: A free eye camp for the underprivileged people held at the Chilahati Jame Ul-Ulom Fajil Madrasa premises Domer upazila of Nilphamari on Sataurday – over 400 km away from Dhaka. The eye camp was organized by the Eye Care Project of Manabik Sahajya Sangstha with the technical assistance of Shafiuddin Ahmed Foundation, Thakurgaon.
The fully equipped eye care team comprised screening equipment, specialized eye doctors, refractionists, paramedic, nurses and other support staff.
Total 651 patients were screened, 260 free eye glasses were provided and 36 cataract patients were identified for surgery in Domer, Nilphamari eye camp. The identified cataract patients will be operated shortly at our partner hospital. All services at the camp were provided for free.
“ECP is committed to provide eye care services including eye screening, eye glasses and medicines, identify cataract patients and facilitate eye surgeries of the underserved people in the remote areas “ said MSS President Mr. Feroze M Hasan.
ECP-MSS is working to eliminate avoidable blindness in Bangladesh. ECP beliefs that nobody should remain blind due to poverty.
For further Information:
Mr. Liton Rema
Asst. Program Officer