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Postcards from the field
Postcards from the Field: Images and notes from July in Ethiopia. Click to view.
Vision: Healing The Blind in Ethiopia video
“Vision: Healing The Blind in Ethiopia” shares stories of rural Ethiopians who regain their vision—and the broad impact it has. Click to watch the video.
KATH Eye Center inauguration
Dr. Geoff Tabin at inauguration of the Eye Center at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana. Click to read more.
ABC’s David Muir in Ethiopia with HCP
Nightline and ABC World News featured a story about the Himalayan Cataract Project in October. Click to watch David Muir’s reports from Mekelle, Ethiopia.

HCP News and Events

Thanksgiving Newsletter

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we give thanks for supporters of the Himalayan Cataract Project. Every contribution works miracles. Give the “Gift of Sight” for the holidays; share a book; and support the HCP while you shop online with AmazonSmile.

November 2014

HCP participates in TEDx Jackson Hole

Dr. Geoff Tabin

HCP Co-Founder Dr. Geoff Tabin presented at TEDx Jackson Hole on October 6, where speakers came together to share ideas connected by the theme of IMAGINE.

November 2014

HCP ophthalmologists honored

Dr. Olson

HCP Board Member Dr. Randall Olson and Affiliated Ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Crandall earn awards.[more]

November 2014

HCP partners with Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopia

Dr. Woldemariam, Mr. Heintz and Dr. Hailu

HCP recently signed a partnership agreement with the Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopia to enhance outreach cataract surgical services throughout the country.[more]

November 2014

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HCP in the Media

CNN highlights the tireless efforts of Dr. Sanduk Ruit

A CNN report, “Sight for sore eyes: ‘Maverick’ doctor who restored the vision of 100,000 people,” features HCP Co-Founder Dr. Sanduk Ruit.[more]

December 2014

“An Eye-Opening Trip to Ethiopia”

A patient in Ethiopia

A blog post in honor of World Sight Day.[more]

November 2014

Dr. Sanduk Ruit in Michigan's Ann Arbor News

The newspaper reports on an event at University of Michigan that featured Dr. Sanduk Ruit.

October 2014

Al Jazeera 101 East’s Documentary “Gift of Sight”

Gift of Sight

From remote communities in Nepal and Indonesia, the film follows Dr. Sanduk Ruit’s steps and captures how paralyzing blindness can be in these areas. [more]

August 2014

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HCP 2013 Annual Report

View or download the annual report

October 2014

HCP's Form 990 for 2013 (PDF, 7 Mb)

Download 2013 Form 990

October 2014

2013 & 2012 HCP Audited Financial Statements (PDF, 416 Kb)

Download HCP’s 2013 & 2012 audited financial statements

October 2014

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Academic Articles

Can an iPad app help screen for Glaucoma?

Together with collaborators from the U.S., Tilganga has carried out a study to test screening patients for glaucoma with an iPad app.[more]

November 2014

Randomized study of lenses manufactured at Tilganga finds no signficiant differences

“A Randomized, Single-Center Study of Equivalence of 2 Intraocular Lenses Used in Cataract Surgery,” published in Ophthalmology in 2013.[more]

May 2013

“Turning the tide of corneal blindness”

Published in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology in 2012.[more]

September 2012

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