SURGICAL TRAINING SESSION IN BURNS TREATMENT

SURGICAL TRAINING SESSION IN BURNS TREATMENT

A highlight of this two-month period was the visit of plastic surgeon Dr Tim Cooper and burns specialist Dr Mark Duncan-Smith from Perth, Western Australia, who conducted a four-day training session for Balinese medical personnel focusing on the surgical treatment of...
OFFSHORE PROGRAM – MANADO, SULAWESI UTARA

OFFSHORE PROGRAM – MANADO, SULAWESI UTARA

Our team travelled to the distant city of Manado in North Sulawesi in June to conduct an eye screening and cataract operating session. This activity was held in the district of Minahasa Utara in conjunction with the Indonesian Air Force, which provided logistics,...
BALI VILLAGE PROGRAMS

BALI VILLAGE PROGRAMS

The JFF team continued its work in Bali villages and at its headquarters, with nine village programs in May and June, during which 2,168 people with eye problems were screened, 1,291 with visual problems were given glasses, 554 were treated for infections and 69...
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER: PROFESSOR JOHN CROMPTON

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER: PROFESSOR JOHN CROMPTON

Thanks to Professor John Crompton from Adelaide, South Australia, JFF’s Ophthalmology Consultant and JFF Australia Board Member, who visited Bali in June to deliver a lecture to Balinese ophthalmologists from the University of Udayana at Sanglah Hospital and conduct...
OUTREACH CLINICS 2017

OUTREACH CLINICS 2017

JFF’s Outreach Clinic Program enables us to increase the numbers of blind people we are able to assist in addition to our normal Bali and offshore programs. In 2017 the total number of blind people who received sight-restoring operations in this Program was 972 – 260...

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