Inauguration of Women Health Centre
Both campaigns (1) Save Sight Ahmedabad; (2) Cataract Free Sabarkantha are making excellent progress. Some of the comments of the sponsors of CFS are given below:
1. Comments of Architect of Cataract Free Sabarkantha Campaign
"10th Week without any break, EYE Check up work is going on well in Vatrak. This facility is improving by collective postive action by BPA, Vatrak Hospital Staff and SVCT local leaders. During Sathamba Camp, we had a meeting with local people and they were happy about the services"
"Vatrak Hospital and Blind People Association with Support from Samata Vikas Charitable Trust, will open Vision in Vatrak Hospital on 1st June'2014. Vision Centre will have facility of EYE Check up , Glasses for near sight correction and patients having cataract will be taken to Bareja Hospital for surgery and bring them back to Vatrak.
This will help to reduce backlog of Cataract related eye correction in the area . Vatrak Hospital will send Mobile Van in nearby areas to educate rural people for eye check up and other facilities available at the site.
BPA has understood the need for extending such facility in area and they are putting fa Vision Centre in Vatrak Hospital . This initiative is also a part of 50th Year - Golden Jubilee years of Vatrak Hospital."
2. Comments donor who initiated the CFS Camapign
"We feel blessed that we have family that cares for less privileged in the society. The first camp in Sathamba was supported by my sister, daughter/ son-in law and son/ daughter in law. The second camp was supported by my son and daughter-in law. At a minimum my family will continue to support at least one eye camp every year for next few years.
All the credit should go to BPA which provided us a platform to help needy in our birth place and for running an excellent. financially transparent organization."
3. Comments of residence of Gabat, a great supporter and moitivator of CFS Campaign
"Over the past four years, SVCT has made substantial progress in partnership with BPA towards our goal of promoting Cataract-free Sabarkantha, and we have an unique opportunity to take a significant new step to expand BPA’s services to help eye patients even further."
4. Comments of moving spirit behind the CFS Campaign
"We are all happy to learn people's interest in Vatrak and eye center for our brothers and sisters of that area. We are there to support and serve. Your contribution will add a needed dimension to thhis campaign."
The statistical report of performance of the project during the last 3 months is given below:
Statistical report of Blind People’s Association-Bareja Hospital for the year – 2014
(April 2014- June - 2014)
S.N Name of the procedure Number of Surgeries
1 Cataract 3240
2 AGS (Glaucoma) 9
3 Chelezion 11
4 Keratoplasty 1
5 Posterior Capsular Opacity 342
6 Ptryrisium 51
7 Squint 0
Total 3654 (Three Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-four only)
During the period, April to June, 2014 a total number of 3654 patients had undergone surgery at Eye Hospital, a unit of Blind People Association, Bareja. During this period, outeach programs were organized in remote locations of Gujarat where 7895 patients were provided treatment at their doorstep and out of them 1856 patients were identified as those with cataract and 1008 have undergone surgeries at Bareja hospital.
A Mega eye checkup camp was organized at Sathamba with the support of Samata Vikash Charitable Trust and at Isanpur, Narol Bakri Mandi, Vatva with the support of a Benevolent Trust. Eye checkup camps were also conducted with the support Hitachi and Help Age india also.
One new Vision center was started at Delhi Chakla with the support a donor in addition to the existing one at Vatrak whchc was started with the support from Samata Vikash Charitable Trust.
The Women Health Care center started at the hospital premises with the support from Shri Vitthalbhai Gatorbhai Patel and a Psychiatric unit with the support from a lady donor.
The Chairpersons of Heart Foundation & Research Institute continued supporting the pathology, general OPD and meal services at the hospital. The Government of Gujarat also came forward to extend support to the hospital through District Blindness Control Society under the National Program on Control of Blindness.
BREAKING NEWS: The concept of establishing Vision Centres all across Sabarkantha & Aravali Districts makes further progress. The Annpurna Trust of Modasa, district head quarter of Aravali District has decided to invite Bareja Eye Hsopital to establish a well equipped Vision Centre at Modasa. This Centre will be inagurated on 14th September, the All India Flag Day for the Blind at Modasa.
Outreach Camp in Progress
Neeruben can the world her around her again
Fardiaben is full of joy after eye surgery
Salmaben is now the happiest person
Paniben thanks all the donors for her support