The convoy of the presidential initiative, Nour Hayat, continues its work in Matrouh Governorate, for the fourth consecutive day, to detect the causes of weakness and loss of vision among citizens, coinciding with the start of operating an operating room equipped with the Hospital of the Medical Services Administration in the governorate to perform eye operations.
For his part, the Executive Director of the Long Live Egypt Fund, Tamer Abdel-Fattah, said that the convoy began its work in the governorate, last Saturday, and will continue until next Thursday to conduct a medical examination on citizens, pointing out that it is intended to receive about 3,000 citizens from several areas in the governorate, including: Alam Al-rum. Kilo 4, Zaher Jalal, Kilo 7, Al Rafia, Senusiya, Al Qasr, Al Jarawla.
He added that an eye operation room was operated in partnership with the Medical Services Department of the Armed Forces, in order to receive cases transferred from the convoy and whose treatment requires surgical operations, in addition to providing a pharmacy to dispense treatment, as well as an optician to measure glasses according to the medical examination inside the convoy.
He explained that the presidential initiative, Nour Hayat, provides its medical service completely free of charge, pointing out that President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi assigned the fund to allocate one billion pounds to implement the initiative.
Abdel Fattah indicated that the initiative has provided medical services to about 1.3 million citizens so far in 19 governorates: Suez, Ismailia, Port Said, Sharkia, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Qalyubia, Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Alexandria, Damietta, Red Sea, Giza, Fayoum , Beni Suef, Minya, Assiut, Sohag and Matrouh.
The main objective of the Nour Hayat Initiative is to keep pace with the global trend towards combating the causes of vision impairment and loss. Studies announced by the World Health Organization indicate that 80% of vision impairment problems can be prevented and prevented if they are diagnosed and treated early.
The Executive Director of the Long Live Egypt Fund indicated that the initiative is providing its services within the framework of integration with the projects implemented by the state to develop the Egyptian countryside, and to provide services in various fields to the citizens of the villages and hamlets of the Republic. The initiative is carried out by all specialized medical cadres, and on its part, the Ministry of Interior participates through the equipment of hospitals affiliated with the Ministry to conduct medical examinations and surgeries, and coordination with the World Health Organization has also been made to provide technical support for the initiative.
The convoy of the presidential initiative Nour Hayat in Matrouh