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Himalayan Cataract Project

Thematic Focus Areas

HCP works to cure needless blindness with the highest quality care at the lowest cost, through ophthalmic care, education. and establishment of world-class infrastructure.

CFC Number

63138

ein

03-0362926

Charity Impact

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Photo Credit

Christopher Briscoe

HIMALAYAN CATARACT PROJECT: First 2020 Ethiopian High-Volume Campaign a Success

Ethiopia’s first high-volume cataract campaign of 2020 signaled a strong start in working toward curing preventable blindness in the country. Over the span of four days, HCP and its implementing partners performed 1,054 sight-restoring surgeries. In 2019, HCP completed 23,100 surgeries in Ethiopia and has set a 2020 target of 30,000 surgeries in the country.

The Hossana outreach team was led by HCP board member Dr. Matt Oliva, and while Dr. Oliva performed a large number of surgeries himself, the majority of the work was performed by local ophthalmologists, nurses and other Ethiopian medical professionals.

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Photo Credit

Christopher Briscoe

Photo Credit

Christopher Briscoe

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Christopher Briscoe

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1199 N. Fairfax St.
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
800-836-4620
[email protected]

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