June 11. Belauri (Kanchanpur), The Geta Eye hospital branch in Mahendranagar organized a free eye check-up camp at Beldandi on Wednesday.
The camp was organized with the objective of increasing rural people’s access to public health and also considering the increasing number of eye patients at the Beldandi primary health centre, said officer at the Hospital Birsingh Dhami.
The eye camps were hosted in Rauleswar and Siddhanath schools in Beldandi where 832 people underwent eye check-up. Of them 147 were found suffering from cataract. They will undergo free surgery at the initiative of the hospital.
Meanwhile, the locals have requested for regular organizing of such camps and more in the rural southern part of the district, according to the organizers.