Two staff members perform follow-ups with patients who have received trichiasis surgery in Ethiopia, 2016.
Two surgeons perform trichiasis surgery
With MMDP Project support, two surgeons perform trichiasis surgery to help preserve vision and end the constant pain caused by the condition.
Photo: TALLA Photo
Woman received trichiasis surgery
This woman received trichiasis surgery in 2015 thanks to the MMDP Project. Her eyelashes, once turned inward on her eye to scratch her cornea, now stick out beautifully. The photo was taken in 2016 during her follow-up.
Burkina Faso woman
A Burkina Faso woman who is completely blind from trichiasis.
Photo: Bradley Cox
A trichiasis surgeon in Oromia, Ethiopia helps to ensure surgery quality by following up with a patient.
HEAD START mannequin
A doctor practices on the HEAD START surgical simulator.
TT campaign in Cameroon
A doctor screens a man for trichiasis in Cameroon.
Photo: TALLA photo
Nurse provides health education at screening
Tsegay Hagos, an ophthalmic nurse, provides health education at a screening program in the Tigray region of Ethiopia in 2016.
FASTT surgical simulator
Doctors practice on the FASTT surgical simulator.
Dr. Sunny Mante
Dr. Sunny Mante, who oversees MMDP Project training of hydrocele surgeons, helps test the FASTT surgical simulator.
This woman is being taught how to properly wash her legs to prevent infection, which are swollen from lymphatic filariasis. The condtion is caused by parasistes and cannot be fully cured, but can be managed.
Lymphedema patients in Kaélé learning self-care
Lymphedema patients in the village of Kaélé in Cameroon's Far North learning self-care.
Photo: William Nsai
Community members participate in lymphedema management training
Community members taking part in a lymphedema management training in Cameroon.
Photo: William Nsai
Community member examined for trichiasis
A community member is examined for trichiasis in Dande District, Burkina Faso.
A trainee in supportive supervision, left, watches as a master trainer, right, models appropriate supportive supervision during a live trichiasis surgery in Burkina Faso.
A community healthcare worker explains the process of washing and care with patients of lymphatic filariasis in Cameroon with support from the MMDP Project.