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KRCS distributes eyewear to families in need

KUWAIT: An eye specialist conducts a check as part of the campaign.

KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced yesterday the distribution of eyewear to families in need. This initiative came on the World Sight Day (WSD) celebrated annually on October 10. KRCS, in cooperation with optics companies, distributed the medical optics to 100 individuals, Deputy Chairman Anwar Al-Hassawi said. “We should spread awareness in the society on the well-being of our eyes by educating people about sight diseases and means to avoid and cure them,” he said.

Hassawi offered his thanks to the optical companies that offered their assistance to KRCS in this charitable activity. KRCS is offering many medical services like distributing medicine, dental treatments, children’s hearing aid, and other amenities, he affirmed. The World Health Organization (WHO) first celebrated WSD on October 10, 1998. – KUNA

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