COMSTECH successfully conducts 400 free eye cataract surgeries in N'Djamena, Chad.

ISLAMABAD -- COMSTECH, in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Layton Rehmatullah Benevolent Trust, successfully completed 400 cataract surgeries in the least developed country of OIC in Africa, the Republic of Chad.

This initiative aimed at addressing the urgent eye care needs of the people of N'Djamena. Over the course of eight days,

a team of dedicated ophthalmologists from Pakistan organized and conducted a free Eye Camp in severe weather conditions, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of hundreds of individuals.

According to COMSTECH, this camp aimed not only to provide much-needed eye surgeries but also to enhance local capacity through training and awareness campaigns.

Pakistani ophthalmologists, renowned for their expertise in the field, shared their knowledge and skills with local doctors, training them in the latest cataract surgery techniques.

In addition, post-operative examinations were conducted to ensure optimal patient recovery.

An important component of the initiative was the launch of an awareness campaign targeting youth, emphasizing the importance of preventive measures to avoid avoidable blindness.

By engaging with the younger generation, COMSTECH aims to create a sustainable impact on eye health, fostering a culture of proactive eye care.

Moving forward. COMSTECH, in collaboration with IsDB, has planned to provide a two-year specialized post-graduate training program to 16 African ophthalmologists in diabetic retinopathy...

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