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Project Manager Sumbawanga
Organisation: The German Committee for the Prevention of Blindness

An eye camp in Sumbawanga

Project Manager Sumbawanga
Organisation: The German Committee for the Prevention of Blindness

Since November 2017, The German Committee for the Prevention of Blindness (DKVB) has been engaged in Sumbawanga, the capital of the isolated region of Rukwa in south-west Tanzania.  When we started, the entire region had only one cataract surgeon, 2 optometrists and three ophthalmic nurses. Over the last two years, another 15 ophthalmic nurses have been…

Provision of comprehensive quality eye care in the Western Regions of Tanzania

Project Manager Sumbawanga
Organisation: The German Committee for the Prevention of Blindness

The German Committee for the Prevention of Blindness (DKVB) is a non-governmental organization committed to preventing avoidable blindness. The DKVB finances and supports eye health projects and the training of the medical staff. This means we are a donor; providing technical guidance to the services being delivered by its eye health specialists and experts. The…