दक्षिण पूर्व रेलवे
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER ORGANISES CLEFT CARE MEDICAL CAMP FOR OPERATION
OF THE CHILDREN WITH CLEFT LIP AND PALATE
IN COLLABORATION WITH “MISSION SMILE”
Kolkata, 2nd August, 2016:
Shri A K Goel, General Manager, South Eastern Railway inaugurated a five-day Cleft Care Medical Camp by “ Mission Smile” at a function organized by Medical Department of South Eastern Railway this afternoon (02/8/2016). This medical camp will continue till 6th August, 2016. Smt.Preeti Goel, President, South Eastern Railway Women’s Welfare Organization, Sri Anirban Datta, Addl.General Manager and Dr.Puran Mal, Chief Medical Director, S.E.Railway Central Hospital were also present.
“Mission Smile” is the largest humanitarian and non-profit medical charity organization working with the children born with Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities. In course of this Cleft Care Medical Camp about 80 children belonging to underprivileged section of the society with Cleft Lip will be operated by the most renowned Cleft Lip & Palate Surgeons.
S E Railway is providing the hospital premises of South Eastern Railway Central Hospital, free surgery, post surgery, medication, use of operation of theatre and other infrastructural facilities for these surgeries.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri A K Goel, General Manager, South Eastern Railway said that Cleft and Palate Deformity has a psychological as well as physical effect on the patients. S E Railway is extremely proud to be associated with such a humanitarian effort. “Mission Smile” is no doubt a positive and noble mission and for this endeavor many more smiles to follow in coming days.
Dr. Prasanth Kumar Nellickal, Dr.Reshmi Taneja, eminent surgeons and other specialist surgeons engaged in this medical camp praised the medical facilities available at S E Railway Central Hospital. Dr. Rupa Mitra, Medical Director, S E Railway also spoke on the occasion. A team of doctors and nurses will be performing these surgeries for five days in S E Railway Central Hospital, Garden Reach. About 80 surgeries will be conducted after screening, examination of medical records and physical examination of the patients. Patients will be joined by Dr. Anjana Malhotra, Additional Chief Health Director of S E Railway who is the specialist plastic surgeon of Indian Railways.
The Cleft Lip Surgery requires only 45 minutes to perform. S E Railway is associated with such noble mission and well known for this type of charitable activities.
Photo Caption: Shri A.K.Goel, General Manager, SER lighting lamp to inaugurate a Surgery Camp for Children with Cleft Lip & Palate at SER Central Hospital, GRC on 02.08.16.