At the eye camps organized by us 11,474 patients were under our care. Of these 4,058
patients were operated for cataract and were provided with intraocular lens. Alongside
850 persons were given spectacles for better sight. These eye camps have been conducted
at Khor, Sambhupura, Hirmi, Kotputli, Rawan, Arakkonam and Kharia Khangar.
At Malkhed, we held cleft lip plastic surgery camps where 25 patients were operated
upon. At the medical camp organized for the physically challenged at Hirmi, 50 patients
were provided with artificial limbs that enabled them to reduce their dependency
Additionally, 3,400 people were sensitized on HIV/AIDS at educative programmes held
in Reddipalyam, Khor, Hirmi, Awarpur, Tadipatri, Jharsuguda, Kovaya, Malkhed and
Jafrabad. Sessions on tuberculosis and its related problems held at Hirmi, Awarpur
and Jharsuguda were attended by 2,811 persons.
Mother and Child Health Care:
Over 1,62,843 children were immunized against polio and 2,019 children against tuberculosis,
diphtheria, tetanus and measles.
Around 5,000 expectant mothers took advantage of the anti-natal, post-natal, mass
immunization, nutrition and escort services for institutional delivery. These form
part of our Reproductive and Child Health Care programmes.
At sessions on adolescent health care and nutrition awareness, over 2,068 girls
and mothers were actively engaged. As a result of our intensive motivation drive
towards responsible family raising, 2,254 villagers opted for planned families.
These programmes spanned Awarpur, Hirmi, Jafrabad, Khor, Kharia Khangar, Jharsuguda,
Tadipatri, Malkhed, Sambhupura, Rawan and Kovaya.
Safe drinking water and sanitation:
Through our Safe Drinking Water Programmes at Sambhupura, Khor, Malkhed, Reddipalyam,
Tadipatri, Hirmi, Awarpur, Kovaya, Ratnagiri, Durgapur and Jafrabad 40,000 people
access clean drinking water.
More than 1,000 families have benefited from improved sanitation facilities at Malkhed,
Reddipalyam, Khor, Sambhupura, Kovaya, Kharia Khangar, Jharsuguda, Tadipatri and