World Sight Day celebrated in Nepal with opening of new eye center
The Hetauda Community Eye Hospital and the Nepal Red Cross Society Chattiwan Sub Committee formally established a new community eye center in Makawanpur, Nepal. Mr. Bhuwan Prakas Bista, chief of the local development office, and Hetauda’s Dr. Ben Limbu inaugurated the center on World Sight Day.
The Chattiwan Community Eye Center was established in Makawanpur to serve the most underprivileged community members who would not otherwise have access to care. On the opening day, Dr. Ben Limbu examined 150 patients and identified 12 cases for surgery. The following day, he performed the surgeries at the Hetauda Community Eye Hospital.
New sign for the Chattiwan Community Eye Center.