A camp to check the eye health of young girls
Rakshabandhan is a cherished occasion, a festival where the bond of brother and sister is celebrated. The sister ties the Rakhi, a colourful thread, on the wrist of her brother and blesses him with long life and happiness. In turn the brother blesses the sister and vows to take care of her throughout her life.
On the occasion of Rakshabandhan TAJ Foundation ( THE AWARENESS JUNCTION ) oraganised health camp where an eye tested and provided free eye glasses to the girls with weak eyes. There are girls who are poor and cannot afford basic eye check ups and hence are unaware of the health of their eye. Many of them suffer from infections too.
It was an awareness campaign and eye testing program for the school going & adolescent girls facilitated by eye specialist to sensitise them about various types of infections, diseases within eyes, how to care for their eye, preventive measures which is followed by eye testing to identify girls with weak eyes and provided them spectacles as well.
The Awareness Campaign was focussed on:·
- How to care for eyes
- What are the diseases
- Preventive Measures
- Eye Testing & Donating Spectacles
- Referral of serious cases to District Hospitals