Health and Humanitarian Activities
A Free Eye Camp was sponsored by Dr. Nachi Narayanan and Shanthi's family from New Jersey. The camp was conducted by Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai at Kandramanickam on April 28, 2017 jointly with Sivaganga District Eye Loss Prevention Society. A team of 5 Eye doctors and 20 other staff members attended to treat/diagnose at the camp. There was a huge turnout of 250 patients from nearby villages including several local nagarathars. Free eye glasses, free medicines and lunch were provided by the sponsor. 50 attendees were diagnosed and recommended for eye surgery and taken by a bus on the same day to Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. The surgery was performed on the following day. After 3 days of recuperation all were taken back by a bus to Kandramanickam and released. A follow up check up was performed at Kandramanickam on May 25, 2017 by the medical team from Aravind Eye Hospital to all the patients who underwent surgery earlier.