KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

To Eradicate Blindness..... Convert Disability..... Leading to Physical and Economic Rehabilitation which results in Poverty Alleviation.
Jan 18, 2013

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT 

November, 2012- January, 2013

 

The Mobile School Screening project team of this hospital continued their efforts to find out refractive errors among the school going children. The project team’s efforts to find out refractive errors at a very early stage is really appreciable. This time maximum schools were covered at the out skirts of Peshawar and specially the schools in small villages / towns. This hospital continued establishing free eye camps, so that eye care facilities are provided to the poor people at their door step. During free eye camps, special attention was given to women and children. The free eye camp team visited following villages / town.

 

 

  • Jalozai            (Swabi)
  • Mardan
  • Shabqadar
  • Malakand      (Swat)
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Shah Dhand   (Peshawar)
  • Charsadda

 

The Mobile Schools Screening Project Team was very successful in teacher’s training of various schools and also screened 98001 schools going children and issued spectacles to 5218 students free of cost. During the period 208 students were referred to various hospitals for further treatment. This hospital team provided free medicines worth of 19250 US dollars to poor patients. The team issued spectacles to 5218 students free of cost, worth of 1445 US dollars. This Hospital also performed 925 cataract surgeries free of cost.

 

 

FUNDING INFORMATION

 

Raised                        1450 $

 

Remaining                 48550 $

 

 

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital is very thankful to his donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue to find out refractive errors in school going children at a very early stage and also provide eye care facilities to the poor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and their door step.

Oct 22, 2012

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

August, 2012- October, 2012

 

The Mobile School Screening project team of this hospital worked with zeal and dedication and visited various government schools, to find the refractive errors among the students. The Mobile School Screening team during this period covered maximum girls schools, but it was found out that ratio of refractive error in girl students was less as compare to boys students.

Free Eye Camps were also established in far flung area of Peshawar so that eye care facilities are provide to the poor people at their door step. Following city / towns were given preference to establish eye camps and visit to schools for students.

  • Village Bakot (Abbottabad)
  • Umarpayan (Peshawar)
  • Shabqadar
  • Malakand (Swat)
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Swahi
  • Charsadda

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital celebrated world sight day awareness Raising Seminar in which 40000/- school going children screened for refractive errors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On World Sight Day Awareness Raising Seminar, school children and teachers were invited. All those school teachers who helped Mobile School Screening team to find out refractive errors among the students were given souvenir / certificates. During visit various schools, the project team screened 3140 students and issued spectacles to 250 students free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 16290 US dollars and glasses worth of 5265 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1230 cataract surgeries free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital has acquired latest equipment for Glocoma patients, so that at a very early stage. Glaucoma in the patients can be detected at a very early stage.

FUNDING INFORMATION

Raised                        $1400

Remaining                 $48100

Khyber Eye Foundation hospital is very thankful to its donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue in eradicating blindness for the poor people of Khyber Pakhunkhwa specially in children.

Jul 27, 2012

PROGRESS REPORT Save 50000 children from blindne

PROGRESS REPORT

Save 50000  children from blindness

May,  2012 to July,  2012

 

 

The Mobile School Screening Project team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital continued their efforts to find out maximum school going children with refractive error. The team during the period visited various schools especially in the small town where hardly eye care facilities are available. The effort of Mobile School Screening Project team is really appreciable for working day and night to find out refractive errors in poor children of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A part from Mobile School Screening Project Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also carried out free eye camps is following areas to find out maximum children for refractive errort and also to find out cataract patients, so that they can be operated in Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital free of cost.

 

  • Peshawar and Surrounding Area
  • Abbottabad
  • Mansehra
  • Mardan
  • Sheikh Maltoon
  • Kalam (Swat)

 

 

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established 3 days special camp in Kalam (Swat) and its surrounding area for poor school going children and needy people. During visit to schools / camp is Kalam area and examined 566 children for refractive error and issued free glasses and medicines there and then. During the camp 76 patients were declared cataract patients and were referred to nearby hospital for operation.  During visit to various schools the team screened 6968 school going children and issued spectacles to 4848 children free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 15659 US dollars and glasses worth of 6565 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1630 cataract surgeries free of cost. Our effort in squint child patient in collaboration with Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar was very successful and all those children with squint problem referred to Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar were treated successfully.

 

FUNDING INFORMATION

 

Raised                        910$

 

Remaining                  48590$

 

Khyber Eye Foundation Hospital is very thankful to its donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue their effort in eradicating blindness for the poor people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa specially in children.

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