Senior Correspondent bdnews24.com
Published: 2017-10-17 00:54:09 BdST
A team of 15 experts from BMVSS have conducted the month-long camp at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka, in collaboration with the Moyeen Foundation of Bangladesh.
Speaking on the occasion, the High Commissioner highlighted the significant role of the BMVSS in providing a new lease of life to amputees in Bangladesh and other parts of the world.
This is the third limb fitment camp being organised by BMVSS in Bangladesh.
The previous two camps held in Dhaka benefitted 1,617 amputees from Bangladesh.
To-date, 1.6 million people in India and across the world have benefitted from its philanthropic actions.
Besides Bangladesh, BMVSS has conducted camps in Afghanistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Sri Lanka, and others.
Based in the Indian city of Jaipur, Bhagwan, the BMVSS) is a non-governmental institution helping the physically challenged, particularly the financially weak and underprivileged, by providing artificial limbs, callipers and other rehabilitation aids free of cost.
BMVSS has 23 branches in India and organises on-site field camps in India and abroad to help patients who have physical and financial difficulty in travelling to these centres.
BMVSS has conducted more than 50 such camps in 29 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.