Supporting Eye Services at the Eye Department, Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) Karachi

In 2007 Care and Kindness Society began supporting eye services at the Eye Dept. JPMC. This tertiary care facility serves patients from far and wide through-out the country. CKS supporting eye services are aimed at allaying the suffering of patients that due to non- availability of intra-ocular lenses and medicines cannot get timely treatment. Each month CKS provides the Eye-Dept. with a 100 intra-ocular lenses worth approx. Rs.45, 000 and medicines worth Rs.50, 000 for the needy patients of JPMC. We also assist the very poor by providing free (FFA) Fundus Flouroscine Angiography and Avesten Injections.CKS support services to the Eye Dept also extend to providing manpower support 2 optometrist and 2 Operation theater technicians. CKS supporting eye services at Eye Dept.JPMC cost more than 1.2 million a year and does not include the cost of its own staff at this center.

CKS supporting Eye services at Eye Dept JPMC-Karachi Cost in Rs.
100 free Intraocular lenses (IOLs) per month from 2007- 15 June 2014 2,732,632
Medicines provided to Out patients & In-patients from 2007- 15 June 2014 2,634,202
Financial assistance for support staff -2 O.T. Technicians & 2 optometrist. This assistance does not include salaries of CKS staff in the eye dept. 1,828,720

Care and Kindness Society staff providing free eye medicines to patients in Eye dept. JPMC. Karachi

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