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Eye Check-up Camps

MPVHA is implementing M.P. Urban Slum Eye Care Programme in various slums of Indore city for the benefit of deprived communities. The programme is supported by Sightsaver and Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. Main objective of the programme is to improve eye health for urban poor and other vulnerable groups through improved health services. Under the project MPVHA has been provided with a fully equipped mobile van “Nayan Mitra” through which diagnostic camps are organized in urban slums for primary eye care screening and identifying patients having eye diseases. The patients having near-vision problem are provided free spectacles in the camp itself, whereas those have cataract and glaucoma problem are referred to eye hospital for surgery. Recently, MPVHA organized eye check-up camps for ‘Swachhata Workers’ in collaboration with Director, Urban Administration and Development, Madhya Pradesh and Indore Municipal Corporation. Total 10 camps were organized in which eye screening of 167 male and 211 female workers (total 378) was done. Refraction of 162 male and 195 females was carried out. Spectacles to 259 persons was prescribed, of which 185 spectacles (near vision) were provided free of cost at camp site itself. 10 female and 3 male were referred to eye hospital for cataract operation.

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