The medical convoy for eye disease treatment and anti-blindness deployed by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) to Sudan is in progress, having so far offered 7,720 medical consultations and performed 246 surgeries for poor patients in two states.
Co-ordinated with Sudan’s health authorities, the project is co-implemented by QRCS’s representation office in Sudan, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and the Al-Basar International Foundation.
In total, the targets of the project are 8,000 medical examinations, 800 surgeries and 2,500 eyeglasses free of charge for the most vulnerable patients, through two eye treatment camps in Khartoum and Gezira.
Days 4 and 5 of the medical convoy logged 135 cataract and glaucoma operations in Makkah Eye Complex hospitals in Omdurman and Al-Kalakla (Khartoum), 2,300 medical consultations in Al-Kamar Al-Jalayin district (Gezira), and eyeglasses and medications distributed to patients, whose
ages ranged from 10 to 80 years.
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