Project #5195

Outreach Eye Camps in Ghana

by Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.
Sep 9, 2013

Progress in Ghana and outreach event

Dr. Peter Armah examining a patient
Dr. Peter Armah examining a patient

Two of the three floors at the new eye center at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana, are bustling with activity. Completing the final floor, which houses the operating theatres, is the last major construction effort required before setting a date for the formal inauguration prior to year end. The KATH outreach team recently organized a mini outreach event — sponsored by a local bank — that brought 22 patients to the eye clinic for cataract surgery.

To read an article about the opening of the new eye center from the Ghana News Agency, please follow this link:

Nurse examines a patient
Nurse examines a patient
Nursing students conducting eye screenings
Nursing students conducting eye screenings
The new eye center
The new eye center

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Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.

Location: Waterbury, VT - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.
Project Leader:
Geoff Tabin
Waterbury, VT United States

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