Mobile Care Unit now provides dental services

CRSS’s Mobile Care Unit is piloting a dental service in addition to the eye cataract surgery and eye lid repair services to the People Affected by Leprosy (PAL) in rural villages. This new dental service helps to restore dental health to PALs by implanting the necessary teeth. The pilot is conducted in southern part of China first and will be extended to the whole of China. Casa Ricci has been providing eye services to PALs living in China rural villages since 2006, examined over 6,000 cases and served 2,700 operations in 138 villages in 18 provinces.