Himalayan Cataract Project Dr Tabin in Ghana

Charity Name: 
Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.
CFC Number: 
63138
Charity Type: 
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Cornea training and cataract surgery in Ghana with Dr. Geoff Tabin – February 2018 HCP Co-founder Dr. Geoff Tabin worked primarily at the Crystal Eye Clinic in Accra with Dr. James Clarke during this week long trip, Feb 12-18. Joined by Cornea Specialist, Dr. Gladys Fordjour from Korle Bu Hospital. Together they performed 19 cornea transplants with tissue donated by HCP partner, Sightlife – a nonprofit focused on eliminating corneal blindness In addition, the team performed a number of cataract surgeries. Dr. Tabin also spent a day lecturing at Korle Bu Hospital about corneal grafts and post operative care. While there Dr. Tabin also met with the Head of the Eye Unit at Ghana Health Service, dr. James addy and HCP Partner Ophthalmologist, Dr. Boateng Wiafe. For more information or to make a donation please visit cureblindness.org.