Nepal: MP Abhishek Pratap Shah said that Chhand (Kalebabu) Narayani Eye Hospital has done an excellent job in the field of eye health. He said this while addressing a discussion program on “Role of People’s Representatives in Eye Health Education and Enlightenment Campaign” at Chhand (Kalebabu) Narayani Eye Hospital in Kapilvastu.
He also stressed the need to move ahead with medical tourism. MP Shah said that Nepali citizens as well as Indian citizens are attracted as eye hospitals in Nepal provide quality eye services.
Similarly, Mayor of Shivraj Municipality Ajay Thapa said that the statistics of eye patients in Shivraj Municipality presented at the program made him serious. He also expressed the commitment of the municipality to help reduce blindness in the coming days by collaborating with the eye hospital.
Similarly, Deputy Mayor of Shivraj Municipality Shiva Kumari Tharu said that the eye hospital has been cooperating with the eye hospital for the past few days and the municipality will continue to provide assistance for the protection of sensitive organs like the eyes.
Meanwhile, the newly elected vice president of Gadhwa rural municipality and Chhand (Kalebabu) of Narayani Eye Hospital, Bahadurganj Sarada Chaudhary, coordinator of the administrative committee, said that she had played an important role in giving 25 katthas of land to the Lamahi Eye Hospital out of the three eye hospitals run under the eye health program Rapti and Bahadurganj when she was the chairperson of the Lamahi Village Development Committee in 2066 BS. She said that she will work for the management of the provincial and federal budget for Chhand (Kalebabu) Narayani Eye Hospital.
During the discussion program, Chief Administrator of Nepal Eye Jyoti Sangh, Eye Health Program Rapti and Bahadurganj Shamsher Thapa spoke about Nepal Netrajyoti Sangh and the donor body. He also spoke about eye health care, blindness, right to health, and national health policy.
In Lumbini, 195,120 people have blindness and 112,964 people need cataract surgery. Chief Thapa also said that 1,679 eyes are still waiting for cataract surgery in Shivaraj Municipality alone.
Eye Medical Program Rapti and Bahadurganj Chief Medical Director Dr. The program started with the welcome speech of Sulakshmi Katuwal and was conducted by Chief Administrator Shamsher Thapa and External Program Coordinator Opendra Chand.
According to the hospital, all the newly elected people’s representatives of Shivraj Municipality have been provided eye health education with the financial support of Nepal Eye Jyoti Sangh, Eye Health Program Rapti, and Chhand (Kalebabu) Narayani Eye Hospital, Bahadurganj.
A discussion program on “Role of People’s Representatives in Eye Health Education and Enlightenment Campaign” of Chhand (Kalebabu) Narayani Eye Hospital was attended by 76 people including the Mayor, Deputy Mayor of Shivraj Municipality, and people’s representatives of all 11 wards and other participants.
Ram Abatar Chaudhary