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Dang records over 500 cataract patients


Jun 17, 2018

Dang, June 17 (RSS): Dang district has recorded at least 5,657 cataract patients, according to a study by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Rapti.
Rapti Eye Hospital has launched a project in cooperation with local levels to eliminate the disease by 2020.
Under the project, a search will be launched for cataract patients and a free surgery will be conducted on them, said senior administrative officer at the hospital Shamsher Thapa. It requires at least Rs 8,000 to conduct a surgery on a cataract patient, and 60 percent of the cost will be borne by local levels and 40 percent by the hospital.

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