Missionary Eyecare: Free service or fee for service?

Missionary Eyecare: Free service or fee for service?
When I first arrived in Nigeria to work with CBMI, I found that patients were charged approximately $100 for cataract surgery. That fee included a four day stay in the hospital, and surgery for the second eye was discounted to $40. I was surprised that most patients could afford the
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A New Model for Subspecialty Training in the Developing World

A New Model for Subspecialty Training in the Developing World
Dr. Steve Petty, of Denver, CO has contributed this article written by his wife Nancy which discusses an opinion on an excellent model for making a long lasting impact in the developing world. Steve reports that he has been able to work with an ophthalmologist over many years to teach vitrectomy
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Efforts to Develop Leaders in Eye Care

Efforts to Develop Leaders in Eye Care
Much work is needed to develop those who not only have the skills but the world view for impacting eye care in developing nations.Efforts to Develop Leaders in Eye Care Glenn H Strauss, M.D. Chief of Ophthalmology Service and Senior V.P. of Strategic Health Care Mercy Ships,PO Box 2020,Garden
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