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.