Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.

The Himalayan Cataract Project strives to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high-quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world class eye care infrastructure.
Himalayan Cataract Project: Remote Eye Camps
 
A remote outreach eye camp will screen between 1,000 and 5,000 patients and restore sight to approximately 200 to 800 people in Nepal, Tibet, China, Bhutan or Northern India through cataract surgery. project reportread updates from the field
Outreach Eye Camps in Ghana
 
An outreach eye camp will screen between 200 and 500 patients and restore sight to approximately 20 to 50 people in Ghana through cataract surgery. project reportread updates from the field
Outreach Eye Camps in Ethiopia
 
Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of blindness in the world, and nearly 50% of blindness in Ethiopia is due to cataracts. The Himalayan Cataract Project will provide outreach programs that target remote rural areas and also provide field-based training opportunities for local eye care professionals.
Nepal Emergency Medical Relief
 
The Himalayan Cataract Project's flagship partner, the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu, provided direct relief by delivering food and water to citizens in 8 hard-to-reach districts directly after the two devastating earthquakes. This phase was completed in June. Phase II, which includes collaborating with local municipalities and partners to build 400 Temporary shelters is still underway as is the planning for longer-term recovery (Phase III). project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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