The hospital group will provide cataract surgeries, while the roaming group will visit surrounding towns and villages providing basic eye care, vision screenings, and measuring for prescription glasses.
June 3-11, 2017
March 4-12, 2017
December 2-10, 2017
The La Entrada region is nearby ancient Mayan ruins and just over two hours from the capital Tegucigalpa.
May 25-June 4, 2017
August 14-18, 2017—Galapagos
October 15-22, 2017
VHI is delighted to be returning Ecuador. Trips wil focus on developing an ongoing comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology program. We expect to perform 50-60 adult and pediatric surgical procedures. A team will also travel to various schools to screen and evaluate 200-300 students each day.
VHI has conducted one-week field programs in Piura every year since 2005. Piura is a vibrant commercial city in the coastal/desert region of northwestern Peru.