Orotta College of Medicine and Health Science commences providing Ophthalmology Specialist Training

Ophthalmology Specialist Training Launched in Eritrea

A residency program in ophthalmology has been launched at Orotta College of Medicine and Health Sciences in conjunction with the Fred Hollows Foundation to supplement six postgraduate programs in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, gynecology, radiology, and pathology. The Orotta College of Medicine and Health Science in cooperation with the Fred Hollows Foundation commences providing Ophthalmology […]

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Fessehaie Abraham: The Refugee Who Brought Eritrea to Australia

“It was never me who captured the imagination of people such as Fred Hollows and Tom Keneally. It was my country and my people. All I did was to confront people with the human face of what was happening and they saw and understood the injustice.” BY STEPHEN HOWES In October 1989, Australian Prime Minister […]

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Fred Hollows IOL Laboratory Exporting State of the Art Lenses

By Eritrea Mission to AU, The Fred Hollows IOL Laboratory was established in Asmara in 1994 with the financial and technical support provided by the Fred Hollows Foundation in Australia with the express intention of providing high quality affordable Intra-Ocular Lenses (IOLs) for use in extra-capsular cataract extraction and lens replacement surgery.

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