Bihar

Rural Health Eye Care project (Netra Vasant) is implemented in Bhagalpur, Munger, Begusarai, Samastipur and Purnea districts of Bihar.  It aims to provide eye-care services and control avoidable blindness in the above districts.  The project also strengthens health delivery system by strengthening the eye-care departments in the district hospitals. One lakh seven thousand seven hundred and twenty beneficiaries are expected to avail and get benefitted from this project.

Referral Centre, Munger offers a range of services from counselling, treatment of reactions and ulcers, training in disability management for LF and leprosy, provision of adaptive devices/protective footwear, follow up of persons and sensitise the beneficiaries about government schemes and entitlements. The project intends to be a learning centre to improve quality care and enhance the capacities of government/community. The referral centre provides self-care practices and prevents disabilities of 3000 beneficiaries.

Restoring Lives of Forgotten People project enables 1,20,000 people living in poverty to lead healthier, productive and self-sufficient lives through an integrated and holistic approach of tackling health issues and stigma associated with leprosy and lymphatic filariasis. The project serves 1,16,000 people with lymphatic filariasis and 4,000 people with leprosy in Samastipur district of Bihar.