Light of the Himalaya

Geoff TabinSome doctors could have had a career in others things besides ophthalmology.  Dr. Tabin is one of those such doctors.  An accomplished mountain climber, he is one of few who have summited the top seven mountain peaks in the world.  See this trailer of a film made about Geoff Tabin and his combination of climbing and cataract surgery in Nepal.

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KCCO Provides New Manuals

KCCO Provides New Manuals
KCCO Provides New Manuals
KCCO has now received copies of the following two manuals. Childhood Cataract in Africa (French edition) The very popular English edition of Childhood Cataract in Africa (supported by Dark & Light Blind Care) has been translated by Levi Kandeke and Henry Read more:

Management for V2020 in Africa

Management for V2020 in Africa
As many of you know, the KCCO with a number of colleagues such as Amir Bedri, Ciku Mathenge, and Gerald Msukwa, has been working to build management capacity to achieve VISION 2020 in Africa. We have been fortunate to have support from groups such as the Fred Hollows Foundations, International Read more:

Childhood blindness

Childhood blindness
Dear colleagues, Childhood blindness continues to be one of the priorities in VISION 2020, however there have been significant changes in our understanding of and in our ability to tackle childhood blindness since the launch of VISION 2020. Attached is an article which colleagues Parikshit Read more:

CBMI - 100 years of committment and expertise

CBMI - 100 years of committment and expertise
CBMI works with partner organizations all over the world. Learn about CBM in a nice publication that they released outlining their last 100 years from 1908 - 2008. Click here to view this document. Below is a cute video released by CBMI which illustrates the impact of low cost cataract surgery Read more:

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