502 Benefit from Free Eye Surgery in One Year.
About 502 persons have benefitted from free cataract surgeries conducted by an Islamic hospital, Ahmadiyya Muslim Hospital, Kano, in conjunction with an Non Governmental Organisation(NGO), HumanityFirst over a period of one year.
Head of the Team, Dr. Mudassar Ahmed who gave the indication in Kano, said the first surgery was conducted in September 2016.
Since then, “40 free Cataracts surgeries are done monthly while 17 free medical Camps have been held across the country to screen and select Cataract patients for the surgeries. Ahmed said.
He announced that the hospital is conducting another Free Eye Camp on Sunday 12, November to screen visually impaired patients, detect Cataract and conduct more Surgeries for people to have their sight back.
He said the exercise will start from 8am to 2pm and enjoined people who have various eye defects to take advantage of the programme.