CHAAP Organizes Free Eye Camp
The Catholic Health Association of Andhra Pradesh (CHAAP) organized a Free Eye Camp on 17 November, 2014 in association with Gifford Memorial Hospital, Nuziveedu, at RCM Church, Malapalli, Velagaleru village in Krishna district. Sr.Shiby, Director of CHAAP, gave the welcome note and explained the CHAAP activities with special focus to MISEREOR Community Health Programme. Fr.Sowraiah, Parish Priest, inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp, followed by inaugural address. 111 people participated in the camp and underwent the eye check-up conducted by the Gifford Memorial Hospital Staff. 15 patients were identified for Cataract Surgery and were shifted to the hospital in Nuziveedu. The next day all the 15 people underwent the cataract surgery.