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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

Five Ethiopian Trainees in Nepal

Training included phacoemulsification, SICS theater nursing, and OR management.[more]

January 2015

Outreach in Nuwokot, Nepal

Eye patients in Nepal

The Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology outreach team screened 3,763 patients and provided 306 cataract surgeries.[more]

January 2015

Eye Bank of Ethiopia Meets International Standards


EBE passed its quality audit that was made by partner eye bank SightLife. [more]

January 2015

HCP CEO Job Heintz Elected to IAPB Board

Job Heintz

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organizations, corporations and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.[more]

January 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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