The Ministry of Health in partnership with ORBIS with funding from Standard Chartered Bank organized a free eye screening, provision of spectacles and drug campaign in Solwezi on Thursday. Above, an eye specialist George Chipeta from Solwezi Urban clinic (l) screening Christine Kamuyutwa from Highland compound at Kyawama grounds on Friday as Nurse Dorcas Mulenga(m) looks on
The Ministry of Health in partnership with ORBIS with funding from Standard Chartered Bank organized a free eye screening, provision of spectacles and drug campaign in Solwezi on Thursday. Above, an eye specialist George Chipeta from Solwezi Urban clinic (l) screening Christine Kamuyutwa from Highland compound at Kyawama grounds on Friday as Nurse Dorcas Mulenga(m) looks on

The Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) says it will conduct free clinical eye screening services to athletes and members of the public.

The eye clinic services will be done in partnership with One Sight commencing on the 12th to the 18th of March 2017.

OYDC Health and Education Officer Lyson Zulu disclosed in statement made available to ZANIS that the programme is targeting three thousand people.

He explained that those who will be found with sight problems will provided free health glasses in a bid to improve their sight.

Mr Zulu disclosed that the registration of people who want to undergo free eye screen will be conducted on 3rd to 4th of March 2017 at OYDC starting from 09:00 to 15:00hours.

He further revealed in the statement that patients with genuine and valid prescriptions obtained from eye clinics will be given free health glasses.

OYDC has been providing free healthy checkups to athletes since 2010.

Mr Zulu has appealed to athletes and the general public to take advantage of the free eye clinical eye services being offered by the centre.

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