Thursday, October 29, 2009
Namchi,October29: A Mega Eye Camp with free Phaco Emulsification Cataract Surgery with ILO implication is underway here at Namchi District Hospital. The camp has been organized by National Rural Health Mission under the National Programme for Control of Blindness. Health Care, Human Service and Family Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim, is coordinating in collaboration with Til Ganga Eye Centre, Katmandu Nepal.
As learnt from the faculties involved in this mega camp, this was the concluding part of the month long campaign on World Eye Sight Day 2009.
Under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Rohit from Til Ganga Eye Centre, Katmandu, total 11 teams of specialists from USA, Australia, Thailand, Hongkong, Nepal, West Bengal and Sikkim were jointly working under the mission to give a new world to the cataract patients.
“My aim is to share the latest technology with the surgeons of Sikkim and other countries of the world and also to provide more facilities especially to the rural people who have still not accessed such facilities”, Dr. Rohit said.
Dr. Dhakal of Gangtok informed that Til Ganga Eye Centre under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Rohit is doing a praiseworthy job all over the world and on behalf of Sikkim government and the department he thanked and congratulated him for his efforts. He also thanked the Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling for his support to this mission