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Postcards from the field
Postcards from the Field: Images and notes from 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. Click to watch David Muir’s reports from Mekelle, Ethiopia.

HCP News and Events

June 2015 Newsletter

Video: Cataract Surgery Changes Lives; Ophthalmology On the Rise in Ghana; Resident Making a Difference in Ethiopia; Nepal Relief Update

July 2015

May 2015 Newsletter

More than 2,300 surgeries performed in Ethiopia over 12 days in early May; MOU to solidify collaboration between HCP and Ministry of Health in Ethiopia; First female head of the Ophthalmology Department at Menelik II Hospital; Trainees from Ghana and Myanmar; Nepal earthquake relief update

June 2015

April 2015 Newsletter

The earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, left thousands of people homeless, helpless and broken. HCP has vowed to be part of their healing process. Thanks to your generosity, the help of our international partners and the hard-working team on the ground at the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Nepal, we are doing just that.

May 2015


The Himalayan Cataract Project will be helping fund direct relief and free treatment for trauma victims with a special account, NEPAL RELIEF. 100% of funds raised will go directly to the relief effort coordinated by Dr. Ruit in Nepal. [more]

April 2015

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HCP in the Media

Comprehensive interview by HCP’s Dr. Geoff Tabin

Dr. Tabin

In a video interview with Dr. Patrick Gentempo, Dr. Tabin shares many stories, including his quest to conquer ‘The Greatest Mountain of Them All.’[more]

January 2015

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

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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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