Karachi, January 20, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Chinese team of Doctors and support staff successfully completed the free eye surgeries of poor and needy patients from 9-19th January, 2018 at Pakistan Eye Bank Society Hospital North Karachi. The project is a part of Pak-China Medical Corridor organized by PMA and CMA. The team headed by Prof. Li Zhaohui of PLAG hospital Beijing China, arrived at Karachi on 7th of January along with Equipments, IOLs and medicines to be provided free to poor patients.
The Project Bright Journey Pakistan is totally funded and financed by Life Line Express China, PEBS hospital provided logistic support services to the team and conducted free eye camps last month for the screening and registration of patients. Pre-op and post- op care were also be provided by the hospital.
A total of 531 Cataract patients were operated during the Eye camp.
The concluding ceremony was held at PEBS on 19th of January 2018.
Those who spoke on the occasion include;
Dr Sikandar Mandhro, Minister of Health Government of Sindh.
Mr Naveed Kamran Baloch Federal Secretary of Health Government of Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Yao Jing, the Ambassador P.R. China in Pakistan
Ms Le Aimi, Honorary Poverty Alleviation Work, Ambassador of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. P.R China.
Mrs. FONG WONG, Founding Chairman Lifeline Express, Hong Kong
Dr Ashraf Nizami, President PMA
Dr Qaisar Sajjad, Secretary General PMA
Mr Qazi Sajid Ali, President PEBS
Dr Akhtar Jamal Khan, Vice President PEBS
Dr Qazi Wasiq, Medical Director moderated the ceremony.
Mr Chen Xiaodong, Acting Consul General of P.R China in Karachi along with other dignitaries from China also attended the ceremony. The team expressed satisfaction and are very happy to be in Pakistan, they hoped that it will boost Pak China friendship among the people of the two brotherly countries at all levels.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Eye Bank Society (PEBS)
ST-19/7, Sector 14-B Shadman Town,
Near Nagan Chowrangi, North Karachi Township,
Sindh, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92 (213) 690 8052, 3
Fax: +92 (213) 690 8054