KL NEWS NETWORK
Borderless World Foundation-Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh (BWF-JKL) in a statement issued on Friday informed that renowned Retinal Surgeon Dr S Natarajan and his team will be once again available at SMHS Hospital from 22nd August 2016 for a period of 6 days for surgical intervention of pellet victims.
“In this regard, all the pellet victims are informed to report at 8:00 AM sharp at Ophthalmology Department SMHS Hospital, Srinagar or contact BWF-JKL on 9419925848, 8715038918, 09999991406 and 08888445666,” the statement said.
“Moreover, all the Mohalla Committees, Masjid Committees, Welfare Committees, Youth Groups, Voluntary Organizations and other Organizations are requested to kindly share this information within their localities,” the statement added.
The statement said that Borderless World Foundation played a “vital” role in bringing Dr Natarajan and his team to Kashmir valley earlier in July this year, wherein the team of doctors conducted 62 Retinal Surgeries at Ophthalmology Department SMHS Hospital, Srinagar.
Earlier in August 2016, Dr Mahesh Shanmugam, Head Vitreo-Retinal Services and Ocular Oncology Services, Sankara Eye Hospital Bengaluru also arrived in Valley on the request of BWF and conducted 25 Surgeries on Pellet-Hit Victims at SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, the statement informed.
In this regard, HOD Department of Ophthalmology Dr Tariq Qureshi and the Staff and Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman provided 24×7 support to the outside doctors for conducting such surgeries.