Chinese team to perform free eye surgeries in North Karachi

Karachi, January 13, 2018 (PPI-OT):A 9 member Chinese team of Doctors and support staff is performing 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 will also be provided by the hospital.

Cataract surgeries started from 9th January, in last 4 days 219 patients were operated. It is expected, that more than 500 operations will be carried out under this project. The team expressed satisfaction and 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


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