STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

3,343 free eye surgeries performed by eye hospital at Visakhapatnam

Despite Covid second wave, the hospital performed 3,343 free eye surgeries, of which 1,603 were under Dr. YSR Arogyasree and 1,740 were under Dr. YSR Kantivelugu programme.

Published: 11th August 2021 07:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2021 07:42 AM   |  A+A-

Doctors

For representational purposes.

By Express News Service

VISAKHAPATNAM: Sankar Foundation, Visakhapatnam, a super speciality eye care hospital, is not only catering to the eye care services in rural and tribal areas of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh since 1997 but has also extended its services to the neighbouring tribal districts in Odisha for the past few years.

Despite Covid second wave, the hospital performed 3,343 free eye surgeries, of which 1,603 were under Dr. YSR Arogyasree and 1,740 were under Dr. YSR Kantivelugu programme. Contributing towards the national goal setting free the North Coastal districts from the cataract backlog, the hospital has catered an additional 20% of Aarogyasree bed capacity from bed strength of 200.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp