Manzini - Today the medical work begins. We are up for breakfast, will head to the hospital here in Manzini for a tour and then head out on the HIV Task Force - a home assessment of patients in their homes to evaluate their status, provide treatments and food. Taking the anti-retroviral medications with food is critical to avoid nausea, and many of the patients in the villages don't have adequate food, so the food program becomes critical. It is impressive how organized and systematic the program is here. Photos to follow later.
Ophthalmologist joining a medical team providing clinical care and academic exchange programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America to support development of blindness prevention programs including clinical care, educational exchanges and research activities - coordinated through a team of amazing eye care professionals in government, academic, private practice and international non-governmental organization (INGOs) settings across the globe. All in the pursuit of eliminating avoidable blindness and vision loss. ... full info