Grenadians benefit from Ophtalmology and Cataract Surgery

Friday, September 26, 2014 8:25 PM - George's, Grenada
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ST. GEORGE’S GRENADA, 26 SEPTEMBER 2014: A number of Grenadians including children were recipients of first class Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgeries at the General Hospital this past week.

The initiative was spearheaded by the Ministry of Health and St. George’s University (SGU). The Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgeries were performed by Dr. Balamurali K. Ambati with the assistance from Grenadian medical personnel, from September, 22 – 26.

Health Minister, Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen was elated as the collaboration between her Ministry and SGU continues to bear positive fruits.

She said Government and SGU have a wonderful partnership and that other medical opportunities including; Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgeries, Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic and Surgeries, Community Health Clinics - Podiatry, Emergency Medicine, Ob. Gyn, Cardiology and several in-house training opportunities will be conducted between October 13 and December 12 of this year.

Dr. Modeste-Curwen told the Government Information Services (GIS) that based on discussions with the University the MOH will be strengthening its service delivery capacity in several medical areas which will translate into real health benefits to the Grenadian public.

The Grenadian Health Minister confirmed that the next Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery clinic is carded for the 13 – 17 October this year with Dr. Bradley J, Katz which will be followed by a Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic and Cataract Surgery by Dr. Stephen C. Maher from the 27- 31 of October 2014.




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