16 November 2017, Chouparan (Hazaribag): NBJK run Loknayak Jay Prakash Eye Hospital has organized a special Diabetes Camp on the occasion of World Diabetes Day celebrated by the hospital with support of Sightsavers, Kolkata.
There were 152 males, 110 females, 16 youths (10 males & 6 females) patients turned up for initial checkup and consultation by Dr. Alok Kumar (Ophthalmologist, LNJPEH). 81 have been found with diabetes, went under Retina checkup and 20 were detected with Diabetic Retinopathy.
All of them have availed requisite treatment free of cost by the hospital. Messrs Girija Satish (President, NBJK), Gandharv Gaurav (Program Director), Tripan Das (Hospital Administrator), Karunanidhi (In-charge, Vision Centers) were present on the occasion and Mr. Girija Satish has assured for all possible assistance for needy eye patients by the hospital.
Its noteworthy that LNJPEH has entertained 26000 OPD patients and 512 patients of Diabetic Retinopathy last year. Cumulatively it has treated around 3 lacs eye patients and restored vision of more than 70,000 people suffering from cataract since its inception in the year 2005.