Saturday, November 16, 2019 | ePaper

Orbis UK officials visit eye care service to Rohingyas

  • Print


A correspondent :
Orbis UK Trustee Dr. Robert Walters said, 'Orbis's eye care service to forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (FDMN) and host community in Cox's Bazar funded by Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) is restoring vision of both adult and children, which is an impressive and significant example of humanitarian response activities'. He said this while observing the eye screening services at Balukhali camp 11, Ukhia, Coxs' Bazar.
Dr. Robert Walters visited Cox's Bazar on October 13 - 15,  last  while in an official visit to Bangladesh along with his colleagues Rebecca Cronin, CEO and Natsha Lee, Communications Manager from Orbis UK accompanied by Jane Walters, UK, Dr. Munir Ahmed, Country Director, Mohammed Alauddin, Director of Programs and Md. Iqbal Hossain, Senior Program Manager, Orbis International Bangladesh and SM Kamal Uddin, Joint Secretary of Cox's Bazar Baitush Sharaf Hospital (CBBSH). In his tour to Cox's Bazar, he visited Cox's Bazar Baitush Sharaf Hospital as well as Child Friendly Spaces (CFS), outreach camp and met with FDMN beneficiaries at Balukhali Camp 11, Ukhia, Cox's Bazar.
During the visit, Dr Walters attended at an official meeting with Md Mahbub Alam Talukdar, Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) from Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief of Bangladesh government. He discussed about eye health situation of FDMNs and host community of Cox's Bazar and activities of Orbis in restoring vision as well as strengthening the ongoing collaboration with government and other organizations working for FDMNs and host community.

More News For this Category

6 injured in generator blasts

Chattogram Bureau :At least six devotees were injured in a power  generator blast installed in a pickup at Lalkhan Bazar area in city which participated in the Eid-e-Milandunnabi julus

Akhtaruzzaman Babu never betrayed with blood of Bangabandhu : Hasan

A Correspondent  :Hasan Mahmud Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Wednesday former Presidium Member of Bangladesh Awami league and former President of Chattogram South District unit Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury

Work on 3rd Karnaphuli Bridge to start next year

Work on 3rd Karnaphuli Bridge to start next year

Chattogram Bureau :Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the construction works of the proposed 3rd Karnaphuli Bridge will start next year under the financial assistance

National Moral Affairs workshop held at Hathazari

Chattogram Bureau :A seminar on National Moral Affairs Awaking workshop was held at Hathazari upazila complex audioirum  on Monday last. The primary awaring technic of morality was the main

Students of SSC '09  and HSC '11 batch  in Chattogram city arranged a get together programme at CRB  recently.

Students of SSC '09 and HSC '11 batch in Chattogram city arranged a get together programme at CRB recently.

.

On the occasion of  Eid-e-Miladunnabi (SA), a procession (religious)  was brought out by  Anjuman-e-Rahmania Ahmadiyya Sunnia Trust led by Allama Syed Muhammad Taher Shah (MAJA)  on Sunday.

On the occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi (SA), a procession (religious) was brought out by Anjuman-e-Rahmania Ahmadiyya Sunnia Trust led by Allama Syed Muhammad Taher Shah (MAJA) on Sunday.

.

Tax payers award distributed

Chattogram Bureau :The weeklong Tax fair will begin in the port city today (Thursday) at GEC Convention Hall On the eve of Tax Fair, Tax Payers honorary award  function

Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed

Chattogram Bureau :The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SA), was observed with  religious fervor  and  gaiety  in the Port City as elsewhere  in the country 

A workshop was held at permanent Campus at  Kumira of International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) on  creative writing arranged by English Language and Litareary Society(ELS) at Central Libreary British Council Corner onTuesday. British Nobelist Yara Rodricks Fowler presented the main tropics at the workshop.

A workshop was held at permanent Campus at Kumira of International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) on creative writing arranged by English Language and Litareary Society(ELS) at Central Libreary British Council Corner onTuesday. British Nobelist Yara Rodricks Fowler presented the main tropics at the workshop.

.

Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum organised a discussion meeting on National Revolution and Solidarity Day in the Port City yesterday.

Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum organised a discussion meeting on National Revolution and Solidarity Day in the Port City yesterday.

.