600 registers for eye camp

AALO, Mar 14: Over 600 patients have got themselves registered during a three-day long cataract operation and free distribution camp which began at the general hospital here on Thursday.
Conducted by the district health society in collaboration with national programme for control for blindness & visual impairment, the camp was inaugurated by West Siang Deputy Commissioner, Swetika Sachan.
District Medical Officer, Dr. Moli Riba who is supervising the camp, disclosed that 51 patients have been listed for cataract operation that will began from 16 to 17 March next. He also informed that 178 spectacles were distributed basing on different nature of eye ailments.
Ophthalmologists Dr. Taba Khanna, Dr. Bai Bam and Dr. Tape Kaye will carry out the cataract operations. (DIPRO)