IMPHAL, October 26: As one of the first pilot projects in its venture towards shaping a better life for the people, the Global Shapers Community: Imphal hub in association with Iboyaima Hospital and Research Centre, took up a one day Free Eye Camp cum Surgery for patients on October 18 and October 23, at Ningthoukhong, said a press release.
It said, the camp was assisted by some of the best opthalmologist along with medicine specialist, and there was an overwhelming turn out of over 200 patients in 3 hours, in which overall 22 patients were identified for surgery and 10 of them had successfully undergone the cataract operation at Iboyaima Hospital.
The press release said that Hero Thokchom, a member of Global Shapers and M.D. of Iboyaima Hospital expressed his satisfaction with the entire arrangement and preparation for the camp, done by another Global Shapers member Dineshkumar Ningthoujam. Meanwhile, Armstrong Pame, the curator of Global Shapers Community expressed his gratitude to all the people who showed up reposing their faith on the doctors and the camp.
Global Shapers are a network of Hubs in all the major cities of the world formed by young achievers who are under 29 years of age working for the betterment of the society all over the world. Imphal Hub is the 450th hub in the world. Global Shapers is an initiative of the world Economic Forum, Geneva. Can be reached at [email protected]