HCP in the Media
This Jordan Campbell film stars HCP Co-Director Dr. Geoff Tabin, Dr. Alan Crandall, John Dau & others. It follows an eye care mission to South Sudan.
“Second Suns should be required reading for anybody with an interest in humanitarian philanthropy...”
Optos, a retinal imaging tech company and supporter of the HCP, highlighted HCP's work in a blog post.
"Restoring Vision and Peace in the New South Sudan" on the National Geographic Adventure Blog was written by Jordan Campbell.
As a result of Tilganga’s work with two local hospitals in Nepal, there have been 87 cornea donations.
Dr. Ruit is shown hiking to a high-altitude, remote village in Nepal and completing eye screenings and cataract surgeries.
“Second Suns: Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight & Save Lives” from Random House focuses on HCP's Dr. Geoff Tabin & Dr. Sanduk Ruit.
Drs. Sanduk Ruit and Matt Oliva both presented lectures at the 2013 Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting.
Eric Perlman wrote an article about his participation in an HCP high-volume cataract event last spring and made a video.
Video focuses on using technology to enhance his work with eye patients — in Oregon and abroad with the Himalayan Cataract Project.
He discussed small-incision cataract surgery with the use of inexpensive intraocular lenses.
An article by Jordan Campbell in the American Alpine Club blog shares details and photos of Dr. Tabin's and Dr. Crandall's work in South Sudan.
Students at a middle school in Maryland are getting a special learning experience from their teacher, who is participating in Accelerate Ethiopia.
The article reported on Dr. Ruit's work providing more than 1,400 cataract surgeries and training local health care providers.
The article discusses Dr. Ruit’s history, why he became an ophthalmologist, and what inspires him to continue his work.
The Hindu newspaper describes Dr. Tabin's life story and the events that led to the creation of the Himalayan Cataract Project.
Images, video and observations from an event that changed the lives of more than 1,100 Ethiopians.
The Accelerate Ethiopia trip is a fundraiser for the Himalayan Cataract Project and imagine1day.
A paper co-written by HCP Advisory Board member Dr. David Chang has been published in the August edition of Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.
A feature story about HCP co-directors Dr. Geoff Tabin and Dr. Sanduk Ruit focuses on their tireless work aimed at eradicating blindness in Nepal.
Go Outside magazine in Brazil featured the Himalayan Cataract Project and its co-founders in a recent issue.
A news article by Reuters shines a spotlight on the work of HCP Co-Director Dr. Sanduk Ruit.
The Chicagoist profiled the photography of HCP friend and supporter Dr. Michael S. Lewis.
An article by HCP friend Timmy O’Neill titled “The Gift of Sight” highlights his travels with Dr. Geoff Tabin, assisting in outreach eye care events.
The "From the Eyes of Buddha" trailer explains that Dr. Sanduk Ruit & Dr. Reeta Gurung have been working on the problem of corneal blindness in Nepal.
Dr. Geoff Tabin was interviewed on CNN in late-March and he discussed his international eye care work.
The Ghana Daily Guide reported that construction of the new eye center in Kumasi, Ghana, is nearing completion.
Dr. Geoff Tabin, Co-Director of the Himalayan Cataract Project, was featured in an article in Utah’s Park Record titled “Opening eyes in South Sudan.”
HCP's Dr. Geoff Tabin discussed his international work during a 13-minute interview with Park City Television.
A feature story on Dr. Sanduk Ruit, Co-Director of HCP, describing how the doctor is working on surgical missions and training in Indonesia.
NPR broadcast a report on the Aravind Eye Care System, in Madurai, India. It's a HCP Affiliated Institution with over 300,000 surgeries per year.
Dr. Mike Feilmeier has worked alongside Dr. Geoff Tabin and he's initiated an international division at University of Nebraska Medical Center.
The Jakarta Post newspaper in Indonesia wrote a feature story on HCP Co-Director Dr. Sanduk Ruit and his recent work in North Sumatra.
The Toronto Star covered the work of HCP International Fellow Dr. Matt Bujak in Kenya.
Following Dr. Geoff Tabin’s February work in Trinidad, the local ophthalmology team is planning for a dedicated operating theatre for eye surgery.
HCP’s Dr. Geoff Tabin and fellow adventurer Conrad Anker were featured in an USC publication after speaking about HCP’s work.
Dr. Ruit was interviewed about his life-changing eye care efforts on the Sydney radio show called "Breakfast with Adam Spencer." It aired on April 11.
This daily newspaper reported on HCP and Dr. Geoff Tabin prior to the “Night for Sight” fundraiser on February 26 at Snowbird Resort in Utah.
A three-day corneal transplantation workshop will benefit doctors at public health institutions in the small Caribbean nation.
After success in the Himalayan region, HCP has expanded its focus to Africa, where there is only one ophthalmologist for every million people.
On Friday, February 10, the BBC aired a documentary on the “Human Planet” program highlighting an outreach event in Nepal.
Eye World, published by the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, wrote about HCP's successes and challenges.
In a video news report, Aljazeera followed Dr. Ruit at a mobile eye camp in Dhading, Nepal.
A newspaper in Bhutan reported on cataract surgeries in early October led by HCP's Dr. Sanduk Ruit in Thimphu, Bhutan.
Dr. Geoff Tabin, co-director of the Himalayan Cataract Project, was named recently to a list of the 30 best ophthalmologists in the United States.
OSN and Eye World Magazine reported on presentations by HCP ophthalmologists discussing reliability of SICS techniques versus phacoemulsification.
Read "Restoring Sight: My Work With the Himalayan Cataract Project in Ethiopia" by Dr. Matt Oliva, on the Columbia University Earth Institute website.
Elevation Outdoor lauded Dr. Geoff Tabin for founding HCP "to cure the blindness that plagued the people in regions of the world he loved to climb."
Newspapers in Ghana reported that Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and Himalayan Cataract Project will construct a $1 million eye center in Kumasi.
HCP Board Member Dr. Matthew Oliva and Affiliated Ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Imperia worked with HCP partner Dr. Tilahun Kiros to treat hundreds of patients in Ethiopia.
The newspaper follows Dr. Tabin on climbing outings and relates his experiences bringing life-altering eye care to unserved populations.
HCP’s Dr. Sanduk Ruit heralded as “God of Sight to the Poor” in AP articles in NY Times & Wash. Post
HCP Co-Director Dr. Sanduk Ruit is lauded for his efforts to eradicate blindness amongst the world’s poor in a recent AP article.
Describing Dr. Tabin's interest in climbing and other outdoor challenges, this journal highlights his greatest challenge: eradicating blindness.
The New Times of Rwanda reports on successful corneal transplant surgeries in that country in partnership with Himalayan Cataract Project's Dr. Tabin.
This magazine ran a short feature story on HCP co-director Dr. Geoff Tabin, who resides in Park City, Utah.
A December 2009 Outside magazine article names Tabin as one of 10 who are changing the world.
National Geographic Adventure magazine features Dr. Geoff Tabin and an article on HCP's recent eye surgery camp in Ethiopia.
The Himalayan Cataract Project and the expansion of the Tilganga Eye Center in Nepal were the focus of this article.
Kuensel Newspaper reported on Himalayan Cataract Project co-founder Dr. Geoffrey Tabin's recent corneal transplant surgeries in Bhutan.
This Salt Lake City newspaper highlighted an upcoming lecture by Dr. Geoffrey Tabin of the Himalayan Cataract Project on November 2.
Health Sciences Report shines a spotlight on Dr. Tabin's recent accomplishments, and thrills of surgery, climbing and sharing his knowledge.
Dr. Chang points to HCP, Tilganga Eye Centre and two other organizations for work that represents "the single greatest achievement in our field of cataract surgery during the past two decades."
In an Expert Q&A, Dr. David F. Chang describes what to expect with cataract surgery, as well as innovations at Tilganga Eye Centre.
Kathmandu Post reports that Tilganga's new wing will increase services, research and manpower in the eye sector
The new building will accommodate 700-800 eye patients a day, and to make services less expensive, intraocular lenses are produced at Tilganga.
Himalayan Times reports on Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology opening, attended by the Prime Minister Dahal & U.S. Ambassador Powell
Event was attended by Prime Minister Pushpa K. Dahal, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Nancy J. Powell, and Australian Ambassador to Nepal Susan Grace.
Nepal's The Republica praises Tilganga's impact, reports on partnership between HCP and other organizations to create new institute
The new six-story expansion was built in partnership with organizations that include Himalayan Cataract Project, USAID and Fred Hollows Foundation.
Vermont's Burlington Free Press shared the news of the Himalayan Cataract Project's fourth consecutive four-star rating by Charity Navigator.
Staffing and training are needed to reduce Africa's cataract caseload.
HCP is named one of “10 Fast-Growing Charities.”
Ophthalmology Management magazine describes humanitarian eye care work in Africa conducted by Alan Crandall, M.D., Robert Hoffman, M.D., and Geoff Tabin, M.D, of HCP.
An interview of Dr. Geoff Tabin offers a snapshot of blindness in the developing world and HCP's contributions toward eradication.
Treating corneal blindness in China with new technologies and outreach efforts.
An American Alpine Club presentation about climbing mountains and curing blindness by Dr. Geoff Tabin was featured by this climbing magazine.
Dr. Geoff Tabin was mentioned in a show that included the editor of TIME, Caroline Kennedy and the Earth Institute's Dr. Jeffrey Sachs.
TIME magazine wrote about HCP and co-director Dr. Geoff Tabin in its article called “A Global Coalition of Good” September 2007
Phacoemulsification procedures are becoming more popular in India, but manual procedures maintain a large role in cataract surgery, according to doctors at the Aravind Eye Hospitals.
"Ophthalmologist Geoffrey Tabin has bagged the world’s highest peaks, but that’s nothing compared to his day job: miracle worker," reports an article called “The Visionary” Spring 2007
“Inside North Korea” with host Lisa Ling. Excerpt from TV show that follows HCP's Dr. Sanduk Ruit into North Korea on a mission to perform 1,000 cataract surgeries on the poor. March 2007
Dr. Sanduk Ruit is honored in RD's “Miracles by the Thousands: Asian of the Year 2007”[PDF] January 2007
Blindness in North Africa: A look at the Nadi Al Bassar System and an overview of the state of ocular health in North Africa.
Ophthalmology Management magazine highlights Dr. Geoff Tabin and HCP "as a model for an international effort to provide professional eye care to additional third-world countries."
Reader's Digest ventured "deep into North Korea with pioneering eye surgeon Dr. Sanduk Ruit as he teaches local doctors his technique for 'Opening Eyes'” January 2006
Outside magazine featured HCP's challenging work in Nepal in “The Light of Seven Mountain Suns” December 2005
"Eye Surgeons Cure Nepalis’ Cataracts” December 2004
“Vision 2020: Eliminating Preventable Blindness in Developing World” February 2004
“Nepal's Unique Eye Care Centre” October 2003
"Blind Faith" September 2003
“Sight to the Blind” September 2003
“Miracle Doctors” Lisa Ling and her crew follow the HCP team into the mountains of Nepal. September 2003
“Sight for Sore Eyes” October 2002
“Physicians, Patients in the Himalayan Mountains Get American Help” February 2002
“Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Corneal Transplant in Nepal” January 2002
“An Eye on Two Worlds” November 2000