Tag Archive: Ophthalmology Training Program

Jul
09
2011

Terrific Armenian Doctors Training More Terrific Doctors

Pictured from left to right are Harout Nercessian, Field Director of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), our patient, Ophthalmologist Nazereth Darakjian, MD, and a relative of the patient.

This patient had written to the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), requesting to come to the U.S. for special eye surgery. Dr. Nazereth Darakjian determined that the patient did not need surgery. But, if she had needed surgery, there are very capable eye surgeons in Yerevan. Iin this case, that would be Anna Hovakimian, …

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Jul
08
2011

Revisiting the “Wet Lab”. Seeing Donations at Work!

Dr. Lawrence Najarian revisits the "Wet Lab" 4 years later!

In 2006, AAHPO negotiated a $1,000,000 donation from Pfizer Inc. to the Armenian Eye Care Project (AECP) for state-of-the art ophthalmic equipment. This equipment furnished five operating rooms, a “Wet Lab”, teaching labs and facilitated the creation of the “Center of Teaching Excellence in Eye Care” in Yerevan.   Today, I was able to return …

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