Munsa Kaur Rana, Coordinator of Eastern Events for Canadian Eyesight Global, with a dedicated team of volunteers and committee members organized a free eye health clinic at the Ontario Khalsa Darbar (Dixie Gurdwara) in Mississauga, Ontario, on Sunday, April 3, which was attended by 200 people.
Canadian Eyesight Global, formerly known Project Eyesight-India, comprised of surgeons, doctors, business leaders and numerous volunteers has been recognized by the Government of Canada, Rotary International, Rotary clubs and NGOs in Canada and India. Canadian Eyesight Global has successfully sponsored and completed thousands of free cataract surgeries and treated thousands of people for avoidable blindness in rural parts of India since 1989. Canadian Eyesight Global has held many successful free eye health clinics across Canada since 2004. These free eye health clinics allow for the general population to recognize how important vision and regular health and eye checkups are. These eye camps provide people with blood pressure measurements, sugar testing, physician consultations, eye pre-screening, dietary recommendations from dieticians and nutritionists and, lastly, checkups by optometrists and ophthalmologists.
The Mississauga eye camp had numerous volunteers donating their valuable time. Canadian Eyesight Global thanked Dr. Ampreet Singh, Dr. Surinder Mahil, Dr. Navidetha Danda, Dr. Sarabjeet Kohli, Dr. Amrit Sehdev, Dr. Harpreet Bajaj of STOP Diabetes Foundation, Dr. Parminder Singh Bahra, numerous volunteers, dignitaries and administrators of the Ontario Khalsa Darbar for their valuable hours put into this event, their cooperation and support.
Anup Singh Jubbal, President of Canadian Eyesight Global, specially thanked all the doctors, volunteers and administrators of the Ontario Khalsa Darbar for their cooperation and generous support.
Canadian Eyesight Global is making an appeal to the South Asian community to establish an eye hospital in Punjab to help the needy, helpless and less fortunate people for restoration of eyesight and avoidable blindness. Anybody interested in donating a piece of land of approximately one acre at a suitable location in Punjab for the proposed eye hospital can contact Anup Singh Jubbal at 604-582-0579, Info@CanadianEyesight.org or visit website www.CanadianEyesight.org.