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Accident & Emergency Care

Appendicectomy

Appendicitis is a medical emergency where surgery is mandatory as soon as possible. As it is an emergency, we rush the children to the hospital.

Children who underwent appendicectomy showing their scar
Children who underwent appendicectomy showing their scar

Broken Bones

With children being children, there are always scrapes and broken bones that need tending to. These children are taken to the orthopedician, where X-rays are taken and necessary treatment given.

Iyyanar with his broken arm and a wide smile
Iyyanar with his broken arm and a wide smile

Health Checks

Vision

Children with vision problems such as long/short sightedness are checked at the House of Peace and taken to the Ophthalmologist for check up.

ENT Care

Children with Ear, Nose and Throat problems are taken to an ENT specialist in Salem city and operations or treatment such as tonsillectomy are performed.

Dental

All of the children undergo a routine dental check-up every six months by the medical team. Extraction, filling, root canal treatment and other dental procedures are then performed by a qualified dentist in Salem city if needed.

Eye test
An eye test being carried out at the Promised Land orphanage.

 

Deworming

Worm infestation is very common among children in developing countries. All the children at the House of Peace, Promised Land, Mission Centre & Eden Garden are dewormed every six months.

Children waiting to receive their tablet
Children waiting to receive their tablet

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