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Inland doctors offer free cataract surgery to Tibetans

08-13-2012 14:45 BJT Special Report:This is Tibet |

Eye experts from an inland hospital did free surgery for 49 Tibetan with cataract in Lhoka Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomus Region on Aug. 11, 2012.

A doctor (R) from Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, does pre-operation eye examination for a Tibetan woman with cataract in Lhoka Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A doctor (L) from Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, does pre-operation eye examination for a Tibetan woman with cataract in Lhoka Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A total of more than 500,000 yuan (78,650 U.S. dollars) had been raised for the medical aid program by the Hongshan District CPPCC Committee in Wuhan City, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

It's the third time that Wuhan Eyegood Ophthalmic Hospital offers free cataract surgery in Tibet with nearly one hundred Tibetans cured of the eye disease.

 

 

Editor:James |Source: Tibet.cn

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