by Nida Grace B. Tranquilan
TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 21 (PIA) -– The provincial government here successfully launched the Vision 2020 – Surigao del Sur – the Right to Sight program, in partnership with the Physicians for Peace-Seeing Clearly, a non-government organization based in USA.
Anchored on its theme: “Marajaw na Panan-aw Surigao”, the activity was highlighted with the cataract-squint surgical and eye care mission held at the Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center (ASTMMC) to less fortunate or poorest of the poor residents of this province. The surgical mission will run until Friday, July 22.
Dr. Peyton Neatrour, renowned ophthalmologist of Beach Eye Care in Virginia, USA performed cataract surgeries along with volunteer ophthalmologists in the Philippines.