TUMPRENG, Feb 10: The fourth free eye screening camp was organised by Greater Dongkamukam Press Union (GDPU), West Karbi Anglong District in association with ERC Eye Care Hospital, Nagaon at Salona LP School, under Rongkhang Constituency on Monday.
The camp was inaugurated by GDPU Secretary British Ronghang circle in the morning at around 10 am. A team of doctors from ERC EYE Care Hospital attended and screened the patients. “All the patients for cataract operation will be operated at ERC Eye Care Nagaon within February and March of 2020,” GDPU president Livingstone Bey informed. Further, Bey informed that GDPU will organize more camp in the rural areas in the days to come.
“The people who came to attend the eye screening camp were residents of salona and surrounding areas of Jaljuri, Rongkuroi under Rongkhang Constituency,” He added.
Around 220 people were screened till evening 4 pm. Along with free checkup, free medicine and spectacles at minimal cost were distributed among the needy patients. Out of the total screened patients 30 patients were detected to do cataract operation, informed the organizer.