Training in South Africa
At the Himalayan Cataract Project, we believe short-term training opportunities and skills transfer programs for ophthalmologists are vital to establishing sustainable high-quality eye care systems. As such, we support education...
Jun 28, 2019Read this story
Cornea Training in Accra, Ghana
Himalayan Cataract Project International Fellow, Dr. Allison Jarstad spent two weeks in Ghana this month conducting a cornea subspecialty training workshop with Cornea Specialist, Dr. Gladys Fordjour from Korle Bu...
Jan 31, 2019Read this story
Connecting with cataract patients in Ghana
In late February, early March, Himalayan Cataract Project Chief of Technology & Procurement Bill Shields and Program Manager Leahy Winter made a site visit to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital ...
Mar 2, 2017Read this story
Sub-specialty training in Indonesia and Myanmar
HCP Board Member Dr. Matt Oliva spent a week in Indonesia and a week in Myanmar this month conducting cornea sub-specialty training workshops.
Feb 27, 2017Read this story
Living in the Shadows - Tigray Region, Ethiopia
The rugged Tigray Region of Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of blindness in the world. The vast majority is due to cataract blindness. On March 14-21, HCP ...
Mar 30, 2016Read this story
Libby's Experiences in GhanaPOSTMARK: July 20, 2015 | KUMASI, GHANA I arrived at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Eye Centre before the clinic opened for patients this morning and snapped a picture...
Aug 10, 2015Read this story
Cataract Surgery Success even in Earthquake Aftermath Himalayan Cataract Project affiliated ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Hoffman is making quite an impact on eye care in Bhutan. In late May, Dr....
Aug 6, 2015Read this story