The 15th Free Corrective Surgery Camp organized by Goodricke for the Underprivileged
The Goodricke Group organized the 15th Corrective Surgery Camp for those affected with the congenital condition of a Cleft Lip or Palate. This is part of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility drives, where the surgery performed, is complimentary for the underprivileged.
The Corrective Surgery Camp was organized from 7th to 28th November, 2014 at the Goodricke Group Hospital, Aibheel Tea Garden, Chalsa, in collaboration with the Howrah South Point Handicapped Children’s Home, Jalpaiguri.
47 underprivileged patients from Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Darjeeling Districts of West Bengal, were successfully operated at the camp. The surgery was performed by a team of Doctors from Pro-Interplast, a Germany NGO, led by Dr.Cornelius Klein, Dr. Matthias Ryle Hahn and Dr. Hajo Sachs.
Since 2005, the Goodricke Group has treated 763 patients affected by this birth defect. Such camps have been widely appreciated by the District Administration & Health Authorities.