In Northern Ghana, including blindness prevention and treatment. It is estimated that there are 200,000 blind people in Ghana and over 1 million suffering from some form of visual impairment. Fortunately, more than 80% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured – even in resource poor settings.
Dr. Judith Simon finished medical school in Hungary in 1988. She completed her training as an ophthalmologist in the US and had been working in private practice in New Jersey for 17 years.
Mr Jangu Issah Ibrahim was born and raised in Northern Ghana and has been living in Tamale for 32 years. He will serve as the Administrative Director for the NCEH.
Mr Jackson Tabka Kombat is a Ghanaian born and raised in Northern Ghana. Completed Nursing Training College with a diploma, worked and rose to Departmental Head of the emergency unit based on performance merited promotion.
He further obtained his Bachelor’s in General Nursing at Garden City University College, another Bachelor’s in Ophthalmic Nursing at Korle Bu and UNiversity of Cape Coast co-awarding and MBA with Accra Business School. Mr Tabka has being working as an eye nurse for the past 5 years.
He has over 8 years experience in managing Jacktakom Enterprise and Jacktakom Legacy Company LtD since 2011 which is into livestock, crop farming, Pharmaceutical, and acquisition of Landed properties. Jackson speaks a number of northern and some southern languages.
Jackson has coached and mentored a number of SMEs into great success in business branding and brand development, project marketing and advertisements among others, Success Collection as an example.
Jackson has written a number of successful comprehensive business proposals for some SME seeking funding from international agencies.