Buhari to Commission TCF Eye Care Hospital Thursday


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By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday commission a multi-million Naira Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) Eye Care hospital in Abuja.

The Founder, Mr. Jagdish Chanrai, while addressing a press conference Wednesday in Abuja, said that the modern eye care hospital was established as part of the Foundation’s effort to eradicating curable blindness, while also offering a gift of sight to Nigerians.

He said around 60 per cent of its services would be provided free of charge to benefit the poor and marginalised communities, while the rest would be at highly subsidised rate for those who can afford it, adding that the hospital is expected to be self sustainable in about four years.

Chanrai said, “Eye-care in Nigeria is all set to take a quantum leap into the future with the commissioning of the Tulsi Chanrai Foundation Eye Hospital by President Muhammadu Buhari.”

He noted that the hospital located at Kukwaba, Abuja,…

Source: Thisday Newspaper