Ophthalmic Surgical Training at Hue Eye Hospital

Ophthalmic Surgical Training at Hue Eye Hospital

Wen Giving Foundation supported the Fred Hollows Foundation programme in Hue Province from 2006-2009. The programme provides eye care equipment and facilities, as well as surgical and technical training for ophthalmologists.

Almost 70% of Vietnam’s population lives in rural villages where blindness often goes untreated. Many people living in these areas don’t realise that cataract blindness is treatable and their sight can be restored with a simple operation.