Lions Sight First Eye Unit Kamuzu Central Hospital Lilongwe Malawi and the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavillion NHS Lothian Scotland (VISION 2020)

Fields of work Ophthalmology
UK Partner Princess Alexandra Eye Pavillion NHS Lothian Scotland
Developing Country Partner Lions Sight First Eye Unit Kamuzu Central Hospital Lilongwe
Contact Dr Peter Cackett Consultant Ophthalmologist Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion Chalmers Street Edinburgh EH3 9HA Tel: 0131 536 1674 peter.cackett@luht.scot.nhs.uk

This link is a specialist eye link and is part of the VISION 2020 Links programme.  The VISION 2020 Links programme; established by the International Centre for Eye Health in 2004; aims to increase the quantity and quality of eye training in low income countries by developing sustainable eye links with a suitable UK partner.  Find out more at http://www.iceh.org.uk/linksprogramme.asp VISION 2020: The Right to Sight is a global programme established by the World Health Organization and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide.  One of the three core components of VISION 2020 is the development of skilled and competent human resources.  The links programme is a perfect fit with the aims of VISION 2020 and will contribute by strengthening ophthalmology training in low income countries (emphasis Africa).

Contact Details

Dr Peter Cackett
Consultant Ophthalmologist

Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion
Chalmers Street
Edinburgh 
EH3 9HA

Tel: 0131 536 1674
peter.cackett@luht.scot.nhs.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Msosa Joseph

Acting Medical Director and Head of Ophthalmology

Kamuzu Central Hospital
PO Box 149
Lilongwe
Malawi

msosaj@malawi.net