Ophthalmology On the Rise in Ghana
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Himalayan Cataract Project's main partner in Ghana, continues to make strides to alleviate unnecessary blindness.
Jun 23, 2015Read this story
Resident Ready to Make a Difference
Dr. Mihiret Deyessa is an ophthalmology resident from Menelik II Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She recently traveled with the Himalayan Cataract Project to our high-volume cataract campaign in Woldia,...
Jun 4, 2015Read this story
High-Volume Cataract Campaign | Quiha, Ethiopia
Our hearts are overflowing with joy from the more than 2,300 surgeries that were performed over the course of 12 days in early May in Quiha and Woldia, Ethiopia, making it one...
May 6, 2015Read this story
HIgh-Volume Cataract Campaign | Woldia, Ethiopia
A tremendous impact has been made on the remote hillside market town in northern Ethiopia.
May 5, 2015Read this story
First Female Head of Department Named at Menelik II Hospital
Congratulations to Dr. Menen Ayalew Shibeshi on being named the first female head of the Ophthalmology Department at Menelik II Hospital.
May 4, 2015Read this story
HCP Signs MOU in Ethiopia
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to solidify the collaboration between the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia and HCP was signed on May 18.
Apr 8, 2015Read this story
HCP Trainees Making a Difference
Training is at the very core of the Himalayan Cataract Project’s mission. We are so proud of those who are working to complete their training with a desire to improve quality of eye care and overall health in their respective countries.
Mar 17, 2015Read this story
HCP on CNN iReport
HCP’s cataract campaign at Bisidimo Hospital in Harar, Ethiopia, is featured as a CNN iReport.
Mar 4, 2015Read this story
Tilganga CEO on BBC
Dr. Reeta Gurung discusses “Women Creating Hope” in Nepal.
Mar 2, 2015Read this story
Cataract & Cornea Workshop in Myanmar
Hands-on cataract and corneal surgery workshop trains local doctors in Myanmar.
Feb 18, 2015Read this story
HCP International Fellow Goes to Ghana
A year after its inauguration, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital's surgical numbers are on the rise.
Feb 10, 2015Read this story
High-Volume Cataract Campaign | Harar, Ethiopia
Bisidimo Hospital in Harar, Ethiopia was home to a high-volume cataract campaign that restored sight to more than 900 people this February.
Feb 10, 2015Read this story
Dr. Sanduk Ruit Nominated for Robert Burns Award
Himalayan Cataract Project co-founder Dr. Sanduk Ruit is one of a trio of humanitarians who have been nominated for the prestigious Burns Award.
Jan 31, 2015Read this story
Dr. Ruit & Tilganga Receive Highest honor for Vision: Champalimaud Award
The Antonio Champalimaud Foundation named the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu, Nepal, as one of its recipients for the 2013 Vision Award.
Nov 1, 2013Read this story