ESI Hospital, Maniktala In Association With Calcutta Eye Hospital & Society For The Welfare Of The Blind Organizes Exclusive Vaccination Camp For Visually Impaired

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News Desk, News Nation 360: ESI Hospital, Maniktala in association with Calcutta Eye Hospital (an initiative of HM Diwan Eye Foundation) and Society For The Welfare Of The Blind conducted a special inoculation camp to vaccinate the visually impaired in Kolkata recently. Dr Mahuya Mukhopadhaya, Deputy Superintendent, ESI Hospital, Maniktala; Mr Debojyoti Deb, Assistant Superintendent, ESI Hospital, Maniktala; Dr Sayan Misra, Nodal Officer and Manager- Covid Vaccination Centre, ESI Hospital, Maniktala, Ashok Kumar Chaudhary, CEO, Calcutta Eye Hospital and Biswajit Ghosh, Secretary, Society For The Welfare Of The Blind were present during the inauguration of the vaccination camp. In the camp, more than 100 visually impaired persons received the vaccination. Dr Mayukh Ray, Medical Superintendent, ESI Hospital stated that they have been vaccinating a huge number of people every day. It is their privilege to have been able to organize a special vaccination drive for the visually impaired. They congratulate the organizing associations for coming up with such a noble cause. Ashok Kumar Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Calcutta Eye Hospital expressed, they are honoured to offer a helping hand to the visually impaired and they are thankful to ESI Hospital, Manicktala for providing them with the scope for doing such an exclusive vaccination camp. They intend to take up many such socially conscious initiatives in the future. Biswajit Ghosh, Secretary of Society For The Welfare Of The Blind stated that the Society For The Welfare Of The Blind has been dedicatedly working for the rehabilitation and upliftment of the blind population for the last sixty years. The pandemic has been rough on all sections of the society, but the visually impaired have been negatively affected the most as it has not been easy for them to avail vaccination, following safety protocols in place. They are grateful to ESI Hospital, Manicktala, Calcutta Eye Foundation and Addiction Media for arranging this exclusive vaccination drive for the blind. 

Pic : Krishnendu Kundu

Report : Anustup Kundu