Visit to Burundi

We are visiting Burundi this coming week, from Mar 16 to 20, to work with Dr John Cropsey and his team, in the eye hospital in Kibuye.

Dr John Cropsey with cataract patients

Dr John Cropsey with cataract patients (aao.org)

Dr Cropsey, with his wife Jessica and their kids, Elise, Micah & Sam, now lives and works in Kibuye, Burundi. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia in June 2009, after having spent a major part of his life with his father who served in Africa. Please click here for more details about his life.

Dr Cropsey was recently awarded the inaugural Artemis Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, for his dedication to serving the needs of the poor and underserved in Africa.

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