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World’s Glaucoma Week held

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In connection with the 8th World’s Glaucoma Week, Social Worriors Manipur (SWM) organized one day Free Glaucoma and Cataract Detection Camp today at Angtha, imphal east. 
The detection camp was organized under the National Program for Control of blindness (NPCB) and State Health Mission, Medical Directorate in collaboration with Integrated Rural Welfare Association Yairipok, Bishnunaha, and five other local club organizations of Angtha namely WPC, RYC, LYC, EYO and BYO.
Out of 175 registered patients in the camp, 17 Cataract cases were detected, while 7 were detected for Pterygium disease and 57 patients needed for Presbyopic were detected.
SWM will initiate to undergo free eye surgery for the identified patients and distribute free spectacles with NPCB.
Kongbam Inaocha Devi, Former Secy. of IRWA, Dr Bidya  Devi, State Program Officer, NPCB, Keisham Kaminikumar, Convenor, SWM among other staffs took part in the camp.

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