Project #5195

Outreach Eye Camps in Ghana

by Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.
Mar 25, 2013

New Eye Center in Ghana nearing Completion

New Eye Clinic in Kumasi nearing completion
New Eye Clinic in Kumasi nearing completion

The Eye Center at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana has been gearing up for the opening and equipping of a new three level clinic that will enable the ophthalmic staff to provide more sight-restoring surgeries at the hospital and in remote locations where patients do not have access to quality eye care. While the finishing touches are underway the outreach team is working with community planners in over 18 districts to educate and screen patients who are unaware of the services they can receive through donor support. Three outreaches are planned in the coming months. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Woman with cataract in left eye waiting for care
Woman with cataract in left eye waiting for care
Happy patients after surgery
Happy patients after surgery

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Organization Information

Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.

Location: Waterbury, VT - USA
Project Leader:
Geoff Tabin
Waterbury, VT United States