Latest update: February 8th, 2012
An initiative that sends delegations of Israeli doctors to work in eye surgery camps around the developing world has already helped restore the eyesight of over 2,000 people.
Israel sends teams of ophthalmologists to perform cataract and sight restoration operations over a two week period. Camps have been set up in Cambodia, Ethiopia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
The camps are constructed by MASHAV, the Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation, under the auspices of the Foreign Ministry.Jewish Press Staff
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