Services to reach Nepali patients in the community. These activities are advertised through public local media. They are performed by special teams in co-operation with local organizations.
School Screening camps
Outreach teams visit schools in Koshi Zone on a regular basis and refer children found with refractive errors or problems requiring treatment to BEH.
Paediatric Screening Camps
Outreach teams visit villages in Koshi Zone regularly to examine pre-school children and children not enrolled in schools. Children found with refractive errors or problems requiring treatment are referred to BEH.
Cataract Screening Camps
Outreach teams visit villages in Koshi Zone on a regular basis to perform cataract screening. People found with cataract or other operable diseases are taken to BEH for surgery free of cost.
Patients requiring special examination and treatment are referred to BEH.
Cataract surgical camps are performed in the hill areas in co-operation with local organizations and local hospitals to reach those patients who are not able to come to the eye hospital.
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Camps
BEH apart from daily OPD activity regularly organizes diabetic retinopathy screening camps in mass as people with diabetic retinopathy have 25 times more chances of becoming blind. In these screening camps highly trained staff with latest equipments screen general public and gives advice and treatment to needed one and thus helps people to save their sight.
Work Place Camps
Outreach teams visit workplaces (such as factories) on a regular basis to perform eye screening. People found with cataract or other operable diseases are taken to BEH for surgery free of cost.