The club has arranged for over 1500 cataract removal operations (Intra Occular Lens Implant)for the needy. This was a Matching Grant Project.
We have financially assisted in 12 Open Heart Surgeries for needy children under the age of twelve years.
Health Check-Up Camps are held weekly at New Light – Kalighat for the benefit of sex workers and their families. Park Circus for Aids awareness, Cancer detection, Eye Check-up (Beliaghata) and General Checkup.
The club was running a DOT center for TB at Khidderpore for 2 years successfully (This was a Matching Grant Project).
The club supports an NGO Prerak for Cancer Patients.
Hepatitis B Immunization Program was carried out for a year at different centers in Calcutta for 1 year. This was also a Matching Grant Project.
Gift of Life
“Gift Of Life” is our thrust project. We are sponsoring pediatrics heart surgery for congenital heart disorders in children up to age of 14 years at subsidized cost of Rs 60000 (USD 1300 ) and have already facilitated more than 100 surgeries over the period.
We appreciate the support of Ganesh Manav Kalyan Trust and Rabindranath Tagore Institute of Cardiac Sciences for there support.
Cataract patients are selected by various screening camps in city and rural area. The patients are brought to the hospitals and operated.
No. of surgeries: 200 between July to December 2009
Matching Grant partner: RC of Hudson, Dist 7120 and TRF
Target: 1000 cases
Solar Lights at Medical Clinics
In Sunder bans area because of lack of electricity the doctors cannot work in the clinic. We will provide solar light to these clinics. Besides we will also provide solar light to Mobile Medical Boat. This boat otherwise runs on diesel generator.
Partner: RC of Troyes and TRF
Medical Clinics and camps
- Weekly eye clinic at Buniyadi School
- Weekly Medical Clinic at Buniyadi School
- Weekly Child care clinic at Parivarikee
- Medical Check up, eye check up camps at RCC 2 times.
- Heart Check up camp for children at two RCC
- Cataract screening camp at RCC
- Eye , ENT and dental Check up camp at RCC
- Monthly Eye clinic at RCC started 24.Jan.2010