Arunodaya Charitable Trust (ACT), located in Delhi NCR, India was founded in 1990, and is a registered, non-profit, public, non-denominational, medical, welfare trust that works in the field of curable blindness.
“Our primary objective is to restore the sight of the poor & needy”. Over 14,45,000 poor and needy patients have been treated. Over 50,400 sight restoring surgeries have been successfully undertaken.
Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital (ADEH), was inaugurated on 1st January, 2005. ADEH is a state of the art tertiary eye care facility, with a mission to be an institute of excellence in eye care services. It endeavors to provide world class treatment, to all sections of our society, with a focus on reversing the tide of curable blindness, in its area of operations and surrounding villages.
Services includes holding eye camps, where apart from providing detailed eye check ups, refractions are done and glasses provided, patients requiring cataract removal and other procedures, are referred / transported to the base hospital – ADEH.
A novel programme of vision screening for school children has been initiated for early of detection of refractive errors and other eye problems. Children with defective vision are identified in no time through a specially designed ‘E’ type vision card which is provided to the teachers in advance. ACT’s team then does the necessary and detailed eye check up at the school premises and provides subsidized spectacles for the children.
The mission of Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital (Base Hospital) or ADEH, is to be an institute of excellence in super speciality eye care providing to all strata of society. It endeavours to provide world class treatment with a focus on reversing the tide of curable blindness, in its area of operations. Since its inception in 2005, it has reached out to over 6.5 million needy patients in its area of operations.
To build up awareness about eye care issues, hygiene etc in the rural masses through, village meetings, etc.