Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Red Cross provides succor to blind children

Jamshedpur: Taking up humanitarian efforts Red Cross Society Jamshedpur has provided sight to two blind children, a boy and a girl in the city.

The poor parents of the sightless children were doing the rounds at other city hospitals for treatment of eye ailments of their children. But the parents returned empty handed as they did not get help from anywhere.

Being poor the parents of the sightless children could not get their wards admitted in reputed hospitals in Kolkata and Chennai. They contacted the Red Cross Society Jamshedpur and requested for necessary help.

Hearing the plea of the poor patients the Red Cross Society arranged necessary arrangements for treatment.

A team of doctors of the Society conducted eye operations of the boy and the girl and lens were implanted at the eye care camp held at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Bagbera. Dr BP Singh, Dr JS Bedi, Dr Sushil Bajoria and Dr Punam Singh conducted the operations.

The children got back their lost sights. A visibly happy parents of the children thanked Red Cross Society for extending the most-needed help. The Garg Family, the sponsor of the camp, sent off the children with goggles, medicines and clothes.

The 382 eye care camp under blindness eradication drive will be held in memory of Late Panna Devi – Banarasi Lal Ji Munka from January 17 to January 19 at Ram Manohar Lohia Eye Care Hospital at Bagbera.

The camp will be jointly organized by Chimanlal Bahalotia Seva Sansthan and Rajasthan Seva Sadan.

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