Kaanal’s Eye care awareness training session for the Primary health care workers/ sisters of MAC - ACM Trusts & foundations Primary Health centres from 15 Blocks covering 100 villages in and around Chettinad area was started at Koviloor eye hospital with the Orientation program on 28 th November 2017 at 3 pm in a grand manner.
Nearly 50 PHW , staff nurses and their doctors attended the inaugural session. KEH’s superintendent and senior ophthalmologist Dr Jayavel explained in plain simple terms the eye care awareness and procedures to be followed at the health Centers covering the entire spectrum from Antenatal to adult age group. Signs and symptoms of eye conditions along with preventive aspects and dietary requirements were briefed.
The sisters participated in Q&A session getting their questions answered will be trained in batches at KEH to prevent Blindness at root levels. Mr Mahadevan of the MAC - ACM trust thanked Kaanal for this training program while trustee and treasurer of Kaanal Mr. Renganathan thanked the MAC - ACM trust for the inclusion of eye care awareness at the primary health care level which will be a boon to the general public.