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  • 21-10-2016

    Free eye examination by Azercell

    Lonely woman had successful eye surgery with company’s support

    Mobile Eye Clinic, the social project initiated by Azercell Telecom, has served thousands of children deprived of parental care, as well as the elderly and low-income families since its establishment 4 years ago. The doctors of Mobile Eye Clinic took care of the people with various eye disease in August and September this year, as well. During the examination of patients in the settlement of Mardakan, the doctors found out gray star in both eyes of Murzina Valentina, a lonely woman living at her neighbor’s. The woman had a successful operation as a result of support provided by Azercell, Caspian Compassion Center and the students of TISA International School.   

    The eye doctors of Caspian Compassion Project public union examined 206 people in August and September with the support of Azercell’s Mobile Eye Clinic. It started with the examination of children deprived of parental care, as well as the elderly and low-income families in Mingachevir, providing services for 35 people including 29 adults and 6 children. The doctors found gray stars in the eyes of 3 patients who are expected to benefit from the free operation in October.

    Following the Mingachevir, Azercell’s Mobile Eye Clinic visited Aghstafa district and examined 30 people, out of which 19 were assigned eyeglass prescription while 14 patients were prescribed a course of treatment by the doctors.

    After the visits to the regions, Mobile Eye Clinic continued the provision of free services in a number of settlements in Baku. Nearly 150 people including children deprived of parental care and low-income family members were examined and provided treatment in the settlements of Pirallahi, Garachukhur, Bulbula and Mardakan.  

    All examination and treatment are conducted by Caspian Compassion Project public union with Azercell's support. During 4 years of its operation, the clinic visited several boarding schools and orphanages in Baku. The doctors of the clinics visited both Baku and regions. They visited almost all regions in the country and supported people in need for treatment.

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    The leader of the mobile communication industry of Azerbaijan and the biggest investor in the non-oil sector Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996. With 48% share of Azerbaijan’s mobile market Azercell’s network covers 80% of the territory and 99,8% of population of the country. Currently, 4,5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Azercell has pioneered an important number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, 24/7 Customer Care, online customer services, GPRS/EDGE, M2M, MobilBank, one-stop- shop service offices Azercell Express, mobile e-service “ASAN signature”, etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality surveys of Global Wireless Solutions company and international systems specialized in wireless coverage mapping such as “Opensignal” and “Testmy.net”, Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan.