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Mozambique - 2006

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Mozambique 2006

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4th INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION PROJECT IN MOZAMBIQUE. AUGUST 2006 Maputo, Inhambane, Moamba and Ressano Garcia. From 3rd of August to 4th of September 2006

 

Optometrists:

- Ursula Jaén, Madrid

- Silvia Tablada, Madrid

- Encarna García, Madrid

- Mª Isabel Signes, Alicante

- Mercedes Tera Zabala, Sevilla

- Jaime García Bosch, Valencia

Volunteer workers:

- Manuel Tera, (audio-visual) Madrid

- Bernd Fischer, (engineer) Alicante

Objectives:

1. Training the doctor of the health center and her assistants for the workshop and basic knowledge of optometry

2. Participating in an international project to support orphaned and affected children of aids

3. Working with luis rodriguez, a spanish professor of professional formation in a salesiano center. The workshop that was set up a year before in maputo was transferred here. Luis was in charge of the machines and chose 2 volunteers to learn how to use the bevelling machines. After several hard working days the first 30 glasses were done. In addition we left a stock of lenses and frames..

 

 


Maputo

 

Inhambane

 

Ressano Garcia

TOTAL

 

Good Vision

715

751

275

1541

 

Prescribed With Good Vision

185

300

124

609

 

Prescribed Needing Correction

98

154

26

274

Glasses issued

60

119

12

191

Pending glasses to do

35

38

14

87

Total people treated

998

1205

415

2718

 

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