We presenlty support two projects in delopping countries.
Chittagong, Bangladesh: We have started a cooperation with Chittagong Hospital in Bangladesh in order to increase survival rate and especially to support chemotherapy for children with extra ocular disease. Dr. Soma Rani Roy is an ICO fellow from Bangladesh, she completed 3 months fellowship in Retinoblastoma from 1st July to 30th September 2016 at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, under supervision of Dr. Swathi Kaliki, director of the Operation Eyesight Universal Institute for Eye Cancer in Hyderabad, India. She has returned to Bangladesh to treat RB children with the knowledge she has gained through her KAKS fellowship.
Kathmandu, Nepal: Our first fellow is applying the expertise for her fellowship in the newly founded Tilganga KAKS National Retinoblastoma Centre which providing diagnosis and treatment, inter alia with a diode laser treatment device provided by KAKS.
Currently we are developing a broad early detection and treatment programm that will help avoid death and blindness and also benefit children with other eye diseases.
Teheran, Iran: Awarenss Campaign at the Children’s Medical Center Hospital.