Sponsor a Cataract Surgery for a very poor elderly person, INR 1800
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Overview

The Navalbhai and Hiraba Eye Hospital, has been setup by the BPA, in January 2003, in collaboration with the Bareja General Hospital Trust. This Hospital is located twenty-five kilometres away from Ahmedabad, towards Kheda, at Bareja Village besides NH-8, and provides comprehensive eye care services to people with eye problems, in several villages around Bareja.

How It Works

• The hospital has received a good response from the rural general community around Bareja because of the quality of service provided by the dedicated hospital team.
• People from rural communities who can’t spend a single penny for their health issues have been covered by the hospital through its community based programme.
• The hospital has the following departments: Eye, General checkup, Physiotherapy unit, and Pathology laboratory
• The hospital was established in January 2003 as single story building.
• This Hospital has physicians, surgeons, orthopaedics, eye surgeons, physiotherapy and ENT departments in its name.
• The hospital conducts screening camps in villages around Bareja to find out how many people have eye problems.
• These camps are conducted in the local village schools or Panchayat Offices and the community is involved in the organisation of these camps.
• Those with operable/surgical problems are immediately taken in the hospital bus along with a relative to the hospital.
• The operation takes place the next day.
• All surgical expenses, medicines, glasses and meals are provided totally free of charge.
• There is no other hidden cost for consultation or anesthesia.

Statistics

• 2 blocks – Number of blocks in the hospital – outdoor and indoor
• 2 – Number of fully air conditioned operation theatres in the hospital
• 4 – Number of meals provided to the patients and their relative from the time of admission till their discharge
• 49 – Number of employees in the hospital including doctors and nursing staff
• 100 – Number of beds to serve the indoor patients
• 300 – Number of patients who visit the hospital on a daily basis
• 500 – Number of villages that are covered by the hospital
• 3 lakhs – Number of patients at the hospital who are served annually

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Cost of Surgery (Doctor remuneration and transportation charge) 400.00
 Cost of Lens 300.00
  Cost of Sutures and other consumables 300.00
  Medicines 500.00
Admin expenses 300.00
Unit Price 1800
Quantity
Total 1800
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Restoring eyesight to poor and needy people
Revaben lives in Pathapur village, District Gandhinagar, with her family. There are 5 members. She is working in field as assistance. Revaben s husband is also a field worker. They are earning approximately Rs. 2000/- per month. Due to her age she is suffering cataract problem.
Blind Peoples Association conducts a village eye camp every month and identifies poor and needy patients in need of cataract surgery. Revaben was identified in the camp conducted in Pathapur.
With the help of kind donors we are able to restore her vision. After cataract surgery she is able to work independently. Now her vision is very clear and she is satisfied with his life.

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