Initiated by Nitin Nai, the Lions Club of Pune, Mukund Nagar set up a Lions Charitable Dialysis Centre equipped with 15 Dialysis machine, at the Kamla Nehru Municipal Hospital. This centre will provide subsidized services to needy patients at a nominal cost of Rs. 400/-.
With sight care a luxury to the underprivileged in the district of Nalgonda, Telengan, the Lions Club of Suryapet established an Eye Hospital for the needy. Firm believers in the ‘right to sight’, the club started the Lions Club of Suryapet Eye Hospital in 1985, with the objective of providing free eye care for the underprivileged.
With the ever increasing numbers of sight related disease on the rise, the Lions Clubs of Byculla provide eye care for those suffering from eye related diseases. Working closely with Nair hospital for over three decades, the club has been supporting the hospital and has been actively involved with providing eye care for those in need, at the hospital.
With the increasing numbers of sight related disease in Kolkatta, the Lions Club of Calcutta Sunrise (Ladies club) has embarked on a SightFirst journey. Ready to help where help is needed; the women have sponsored 50 eye operations for the underprivileged. The joy of seeing is distinct on the faces of these individuals who often have to choose between blindness and everyday needs.
Lions Club of Bangalore East launched the Mobile Speech and Hearing outreach bus - the first of its kind in India. This initiative is a collaborative effort between the Lions Club of Bangalore East and Dr. S. R. Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing
When the kidney is not able to function normally and remove waste from the body due to damage or failure, dialysis becomes vital for a patient to function. Dialysis is the artificial process of eliminating waste (diffusion) and unwanted water (ultrafiltration) from the blood
Lion Tarachand Bapa Hospital & Research Centre is a thriving example of the old proverb, “From tiny acorns, might Oaks grow”. From a small milk centre, converted into a diagnostic centre - C.U. Shah Diagnostic Centre, by the Lions Clubs of Sion, in 1970, to the present day 65 bedded facility; the hospital offers affordable health care across the socio-economic spectrum.
Blood banks ensure a constant supply of usable, compatible blood for use in transfusions and other medical procedures. They are important as they maintain a reliable supply of blood and help increase the overall life expectancy by providing medical information for correct diagnoses and treatment of diseases, thereby improving the efficacy of the medical system.
63 million people suffer from vision impairment, most of who live in rural India. Astonished by the lack of medical assistance to underprivileged, the Lions Club of Doddaballapur in the district of Karnataka have taken it upon themselves to help those with eye diseases
Realizing the need for eye care in Guna, Madhya Pradesh Lions Clubs Guna set up its own eye hospital ‘Lions Eye Hospital’, Guna with the help of generous contributions from its members. The hospital not only caters to patients from Guna District, but also from adjacent Rajasthan and other districts in Madhya Pradesh. The three story hospital building was aided by Gail India Ltd., India’s No. 1 gas company. With a contribution of Rs. 81 lakhs towards the hospital, ‘Lions Clubs Guna’ has been able to make a significant impact in eye care services in Madhya Pradesh. The hospital has served over 66,000 patients and has completed over 5,500 intraocular lens (IOL) surgeries for patients suffering from cataract.