Fateh-Bal Eye Hospital (FBEH) is an eye care institution managed and run by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS). It was established in 1986 A.D. Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh Banke (NNJS, B) is one of the branches of Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (National society for comprehensive eye care), which has its head office in Tripureshwor, Kathmandu. Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS) was established in 1978 A.D. (2035 B.S.) and is registered under the Society Registration Act, 1977 (2034 B.S.). This is a non-government, non-profit, beneficent genuine social organization affiliated with Social Welfare Council (SWC).
Fateh-Bal Eye Hospital started its services in the mid-west region of Nepal since 1986 in collaboration with Swiss Red Cross. Later on, Lions Club MD 102 Switzerland and Liechtenstein also participated in the development of the hospital. Since March 2001, the financial support from the donor agencies has been phased out and the hospital is running with its own resources under self-sustainable approach.
The hospital is in Nepalganj, a famous city of the Mid-west region of Nepal. This is a 250 bedded, well-equipped, secondary level eye hospital with appropriate infrastructure. It serves as a referral centre for Karnali Provience and western districts of Lumbini Provience of Nepal (nearly 1.8 million people) and neighboring districts of India for comprehensive eye care services. To reach the unreached it has 6 Community Eye Care Centres in Bardia (4), Surkhet (1) and Dailekh (1). From 1986 to F.Y. 2079/080 (2022/23 A.D.) the hospital has served more than 26,58,494 patients in Out-patient Department (OPD) and restored eyesight of more than 2,73,133 eyes by performing surgeries.
The hospital is recognized as a highly qualified eye hospital for all kinds of ophthalmic activities by the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Health. The hospital is running 3 year PCL level course in Ophthalmic Science with the affiliation of CTEVT. This is also recognized as a training centre for MBBS internship on ophthalmology by Nepal Medical Council. Similarly, it is also acknowledged for Tertiary level comprehensive Low Vision Programme.