Start of the #BOLDR Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia

This report has been written by Dr. Georgia Kamboj, Research Manager, Retina Global.   The World Diabetes Foundation has approved funding to support the “Bolivian Diabetic Retinopathy Project” (#BOLDR). The preliminary (or Phase I) part of this project will be conducted over 3 years, in the city of Cochabamba and its surrounding regions, with an


Patients waiting for an eye exam

Visit to Cochabamba, Bolivia

This visit was supported by a grant from Alcon Foundation. As part of our outreach into South America, we visited Cochabamba in Bolivia the week of Oct 26, 2015. We are collaborating with the Fundación Boliviana de Oftalmología to help develop retinal services in the country. Dr Oscar Cortex and his son, Dr Rodrigo Cortes, manage this