In May of 2018 Women for World Health will be embarking on a mission to Ica, Peru to treat cataracts in the local population. This article will be updated shortly with more details, so stay tuned. If you’d like to volunteer for this mission you can fill out an application here.

UPDATE 3/12/2018

Women for World Health will be in Ica, Peru from May 19-25 with a team of 20 professionals. We have 3 outstanding ophthalmologists on our team.

Dr. Sameh Mosaed,
University of California, Irvine
Professor – Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology School of Medicine
Director of Glaucoma Services, Department of Ophthalmology
Director of Glaucoma Fellowship, Department of Ophthalmology

Dr. Mitul Mehta
University of California, Irvine
Assistant Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology School of Medicine

Joining them is Dr. Anna Kesler-Diaz, an ophthalmologist practicing in Santa Cruz, CA with 15 years of experience. She is a graduate of the UCI School of Medicine and completed her fellowship in glaucoma under Dr. Mosaed.

Dr. Mosaed will be leading the team, and Dr. Mehta will be spearheading our educational efforts by providing lectures and teaching for local ophthalmologists and medical students alike.