UNION OF THE COMOROS
Mr Affane Soifaoui, OPC representative in Comoros, recalls the OPC’s contribution of expertise to public eye health.
|UNION OF THE COMOROS|
|Work commenced :||1997|
|Nature of work :||-Creation and support of the programme for Blindness Control
Putting in place of a mobile eye surgery unit (UMCO)
Training of nurses specialising in ophthalmology (ISOs) (our ISO/TSO training programmes)
|Achievements 2012||-Support the programme for the fight against blindness (PNLC) in the ophthalmology department in the hospital in El-Maarouf and the mobile eye surgery unit
Support for the ophthalmology centre (across the PNLC) in Mitsamiouli.
Screening activities for cataracts in Anjouan and Moheli
4,500 ophthalmology consultations
850 cataract operations
|Aims :||-Continuing support for the programme for Blindness Control, the ophthalmology department in the hospital in El-Maarouf, Outreach Surgery Units, and the ophthalmology centre in Mitsamiouli|