Offshore Programs – Banyuwangi, Bondowoso, Aceh, Probolinggo

Offshore Programs – Banyuwangi, Bondowoso, Aceh, Probolinggo

November-December saw our team heading west on four offshore programs – three in East Java and one in Aceh. During these four programs 6,579 people were checked for eye problems, 3,702 were given glasses, 1,220 received eye drops and 442 received sight-restoring...
Bali Village Programs

Bali Village Programs

The JFF team continued its work in Bali, with nine village programs in November and December, during which they screened 2,976 people with eye problems, distributed glasses to 2,028 with visual problems, treated 760 for infections and restored sight to 73 people who...
Children’s Cataract Surgery

Children’s Cataract Surgery

In late December five children underwent eye surgery with ophthalmic surgeon, Dr Wayan Gde Dharyata, assisted by JFF nurses in Puri Raharja Hospital, Denpasar, with anaesthetists who gave their time and skills free of charge. Two of the patients were from Bali, one...
Helena College Students Return Home

Helena College Students Return Home

In late December the two Balinese students who received the opportunity to spend a term at Helena College, Perth, returned to their families in Bali. 19 year old Ni Nengah Meryandiani from Klungkung and 18 year old I Nyoman Tatwa Surya Dewata both thoroughly enjoyed...
2017 International Ophthalmology Symposium – Bali (IOSB)

2017 International Ophthalmology Symposium – Bali (IOSB)

30 November – 1 December 2017 Despite the rumblings and threats of eruption of Gunung Agung which resulted in many of the international participants unable to join in person, the 2017 International Ophthalmology Symposium hosted by the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian...

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