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Kerala Chapter

March 23 a Pediatric camp (4th and the 17th) was organized at Parekkat Rural Health Centre, Panangad. Lakhsmi Hospital conducted the camp.125 chidren attended the camp and got screened by Dr. Kr.Warrier, Dr.Indira, Dr.Abraham and Dr.Rema of Lekshmi Hospital. Free medicines were distributed and necessary lab.tests were also arranged free of cost.

There were no camp during April.

On May 11, a multi-specialty camp was organized at South Parvoor (5th 18th) with the assistance of YMCA Udayamperoor. 450 patients attended. 14 were selected for free cataract surgery

137 glasses were distributed free of charge (on 15th June)

On May 18, an eye camp( 6th 19th) was organized at Olicruz, Mulanthuruthy with the assistance of Snehadooth Arts Club. 233 patients attended. 145 free eyeglases were distributed(on July 13)

3  patients were selected for free cataract surgery.

On June 8 a multispeciality camp was held at Mattanchery (7th 20th)with the assistance of Islamic Youth Servants Society. 421 patients attended. 233 were given free glasses. 10  were selected for free cataract surgery.

On 17th June a reception was arranged to Mr.,Kuriakose Mathews, Vice President, Care&Share USA and his family at Hotel Prasanth, Tripuithura, Members of the Chapter and officials including Vice President Dr.Sachidananda Kammath  participated.

On July 1, the students at the LKG and UKG classes in the Vocational Higher Secondary School Panagad were medically screened by the Pediatrician Dr,Indira of  Lekshmi Hospital as per the program launched for School children  by Care and Share Kerala Chapter

On Aug 24, an eye camp (8th camp of the year and 21 in the series)was held at Manjummal, Eloor.

369 attended. 97 were given glasses (on12th Oct.). 14  were selected for free cataract surgery.

On Aug.31 an eye camp (9th 22nd) was organized at the Pullepady Orphanage with the assistance of Islamic Youth Servants Society. 378 children under varying age attended. 87 were given free glasses sponsored by IYSWS (12th Oct). 3 were selected for free cataract surgery

On Nov.2, a multispeciality camp (10th 23rd) was organized with the assistance of  SS Kalamandir, Ekm. 160 patients had vision check-109 got diabetes checked up-38 women  underwent cancer detection-36 got examination for Kidney problem-18 children were screended by Pediatrician=and 136 were seen by Physician for General Medicine. Dr.Georgy K.Nainan, Dr.Ramananda Pai, Dr.A.R.Prabhu. Dr.Roshan George..Dr.Sankari Sheneoy   worked in the camp as camp specialists.

27 free glasses were given (on 21st Nov). 2 were selected for cataract surgery


During the year there were total 10 camps  of which 5 were multispeciality and 5 were eye camp only

Total 3060 patients were examined through the free medical camps and the total service( on a value based analysis rendered) worked out to Rs.10,25,988 worth in the normal course