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Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital
Location Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital is a medical institution in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is named after Sarojini Naidu, a child prodigy, Indian independence activist and poet (also known as The Nightingale of India). It is affiliated to Osmania Medical college and Gandhi Medical College and serves as a teaching hospital. Originally, it included an ENT section, but it was separated and moved to separate premises in Hyderabad.Very helpful to poor people. Located very near to Mehdipatnam.

The hospital made news all over India and in the US when doctors operated and removed the healthy eye from a 2-year old girl, Nasreen Banu, instead of the cancerous one, blinding her for life. The incident created a furor in India resulting in the Government of India sending Nasreen Banu to the United States for treatment at its expense, where the other cancerous eye was operated and removed.

Feb 13th is the birthday of Sarojini Naidu and the same is the foundation day of the hospital.Mr.Hari Shankar from Tamil Nadu is the founder of the hospital.

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