Seeing Clearly in Vietnam
Ha Tinh, Vietnam - Helen Keller International (HKI) recently hosted a Community Ophthalmology Training Course in Vietnam to strengthen the capacity of eye health personnel and improve the quality of eye care in poor communities throughout Vietnam.
The training was organized in collaboration with the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) and the Ha Tinh Provincial Eye Center. The seven week course was attended by 16 eye health personnel from four (4) districts (Nghi Xuan, Huong Son, Duc Tho and Thach Ha). The participants spent five weeks at field sites and two weeks learning about related theory in classroom settings.