Cataract Outreach in Sisaut, Nepal
First surgical outreach of 2019 results in over 500 surgeries
The first Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) cataract outreach of 2019 in Nepal provided surgery to over 546 people between January 12 -14. A team from HCP flagship partner, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology managed the outreach in Sisaut, Sarlahi District village in the Janakpur Zone of south-eastern Nepal. This outreach marks the first outreach of the year, in addition to our first outreach in Ethiopia, which was held simultaneously by our partners at Woldia Hospital who performed 261 surgeries.