Delhi Government to Start Ultra-modern Eye Hospital

by Sheela Philomena on  November 30, 2012 at 12:47 PM Indian Health News
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The Delhi government will set up a ultra-modern eye hospital with all latest equipments and facilities to prevent cases of blindness, says minister.

There are around 1.85 lakh blind people in Delhi, of whom 1,14,250 suffer from cataract.
 Delhi Government to Start Ultra-modern Eye Hospital
Delhi Government to Start Ultra-modern Eye Hospital
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"Of the 90,000 eye patients who are able to get operated, 50 percent come from outside Delhi. It is a big challenge for health planners," said Health Minister A.K. Walia.

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The government already runs two eye hospitals in the city -- Guru Nanak Eye Centre and Attar Sen Jain Eye and General Hospital.

Source: IANS
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