The office of the PDHS plans to start cataract surgeries for senior citizens in underutilized hospitals in all three districts of our province in addition to 10 base hospitals where eye surgeries already functioning.
The following hospitals are chosen for develop eye theaters in each district.
• Colombo- Padukka Divisional Hospital
• Gampaha- Radawana Divisional Hospital
• Kaluthara- Bandaragama Divisional Hospital
This programme has already started with Bandaragama Divisional Hospital with its theater renovated and improved with quality sophisticated surgical instruments for eye surgeries.
Target: Improve vision of 5000 senior citizens in Western Province