Vision Centres openings in Manipur

Vision Centres openings in Manipur

July 2019, saw the opening of 2 new vision centres supported by Wen Giving Foundation, in partnership with Shija Eye Care Foundation and Mission for Vision.

These two vision centres, each approximately 70km from Shija hospital – a leading multi-specialty hospital based in Imphal, the capital of Manipur, are the first such initiatives in the state and will bring high quality eye care within the reach of the underserved people in these remote districts.

The first vision centre was launched on the 23rd of July 2019 at Churachandpur, and the second on the 24th of July 2019 at Senapati.  Both centres are being run by trained ophthalmic staff – female at both the locations, who are aided by a health worker.

Both the vision centre inaugurations were presided over by local & church representatives, senior management teams from the hospital and government officials from various departments.  Mission for Vision was also represented at the event.

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