IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
0
Donate
Follow
EN
TRY
Close
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
Light of hope for cataract patients in Niger
Construction of an eye care center that will be tied to Lemorde State Hospital in Nigerian capital of Niamey has begun.
Niger 28.08.2013

The project, over which IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, Nigerian Health Ministry, Islamic Development Bank and Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TİKA) have launched talks, is expected to be completed in 2014.

 

6,000 cataract surgeries aimed annually

The project aims to make tens of thousands of people who cannot join daily life and live dependent on others due to avoidable blindness regain their vision. It is expected that around 6,000 cataract surgeries will be performed annually with the conclusion of the project.

 

Donations of crucial importance for realization of the project

Since Lemorde Hospital is an education hospital, experienced doctors to be sent from Turkey will not only perform cataract surgeries but they will also make important contribution to the education of students of medicine. Donations are of crucial importance for the realization of the project.

Related news
See all
A water well named after Shireen Abu Akleh was opened in Chad
A water well named after Shireen Abu Akleh was opened in Chad
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation opened a water well in Chad named after Aljazeera Palestine reporter Shireen Abu Akleh who was killed by occupying Israeli soldiers.
Water Wells
21.05.2022
Festival for orphaned children in Azaz
Festival for orphaned children in Azaz
Alanya IHH Humanitarian Aid Association organized a festival for orphaned children living in the camps in the rural area of Azaz, Syria. Attended by 1.300 orphans, the festival was filled with games, rides, snacks and beverages.
Orphan
19.05.2022
Support for healthcare services in Yemen
Support for healthcare services in Yemen
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is continuing its aid projects in Yemen. Aside from assisting the healthcare center established in the Marib province to provide healthcare services to war victims, IHH also carried out cataract surgeries on 121 patients living in the Ahrar Valley.
Cataract
10.05.2022