Our President & CEO, Dr Raj Agrawal, returned from Burundi yesterday, after a successful 5 days of work in the country, becoming the first retinal surgeon ever to perform surgeries in the history of the country,
Dr Raj saw more than 100 patients and operated on 8 cases during his visit. He also met Dr Levi Kandeke, Burundian ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric cataract surgery, and who is the head of the Eye care services in the country. The two discussed the current needs for retinal services in the country, and plans for improving them in the days ahead.
Dr Agrawal plans to return to Burundi in September this year. Read about his experience by clicking here.