2020 Project Summary
A grant of £1000 to support the SIGHT2020 Cataract Surgery programme with Zomba Hospital.
Mr Andrew Feyi-Waboso, Consultant Opthalmologist, leading the team that will travel to Malawi said they will undertake 100 cataract eye surgeries in 5 days. Zomba Hospital is making their facilities available including the operating theatre, recovery room, equipment and support staff. They will also conduct the pre-surgery screening clinic and take part in training to increase specialist eye surgery nursing skills.
This project was delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic but is planned to be underway soon – please check back for an update!