A 5 Day Free Eye Camp in Lamjung, Tanahun and Kaski

Explore Himalaya and its exclusive partner Kipling Travel Denmark organised a 5 day Free Eye Camp in the five villages of Lamjung, Tanahun and Kaski in western Nepal. The camp that took place from 12th to 17th November 2019 was conducted by a team of 10 opticians and nurses from Denmark. The team which was led by Lene S. Lindedam (Nurse) included Jette Honore (Optician), Bjorn Nielsen (Optician), Tine Ottosen (Optician), Vibeke R. Stegmann (Nurse), Knud E. Stegmann (Optician), Lotte laursen (Optician), Annegrethe S. Nielsen (Nurse), Keith T. Nielsen (Optician),  and Jette Ronnenfelt (Optician). The team has been volunteering such camps in different parts of the world. 

Eye Camp 2019The Free Eye Camp provided diagnostic screening and eye examining services along with counselling on eye health care measures. Some patients were also treated for minor conditions and provided with free glasses. Patients with cataract were referred to the nearby hospitals. Altogether 983 patients benefited from the Camp. The program was supported by the local clubs, police and volunteers from beneficiary villages. The village communities expressed their gratitude to the organiser team for their contribution in improving the eye health of public. The Eye Camp is a part of a Free Health Camp initiative being organised by Explore Himalaya and Kipling Travel biannually.

Eye Camp 2019 Tanahaun
Day 1 & 2: 12th & 13th November

Location: Kanti Mandir School, Sundar Bazaar, Lamjung

Day 1 – Time: 2 pm – 5 pm, Total Number of Patients: 41

Day 2- Time: 9 am – 4 pm, Total Number of Patients: 228

Eye Camp 2019 Lamjung

Eye Camp 2019 Lamjung

Day 3: 14th November

Location: Shanti Madhyamik Vidhyalaya, Kunchha-1, Lamjung

Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Total Number of Patients: 425

Eye Camp 2019 Tanahaun Eye Camp 2019 Tanahaun

Day 4: 15th November

Location: Rastriya Madhyamik Vidhyalaya, Rupakot, Tanahun

Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Total Number of Patients: 450

An Old Lady at Eye Camp

Free eye camp 2019

Day 5: 16th November

Location: Lekhnath Adharvut School, Begnas, Kaski

Time: 9 am – 3 pm

Total Number of Patients: 212

Location: Annapurna Royal Camp, Begnas, Kaski

Time: 4 pm – 5 pm

Total Number of Patients: 52

Eye Camp at Kaski

Eye Camp at Kaski Begnas Camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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