Keeping up with avid learners in Palestine

AFOPA members Dr Francis Nathan (Ophthalmologist) and Merlin Nathan (Occupational Therapist) report back on their recent visit to Palestine, 15-21 April 2017, with the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF).


Dr Francis Nathan, Opthalmologist
Rafidia Hospital, Nablus (West Bank)

This mission was conducted at Rafidia Hospital in Nablus in the West Bank region of Palestine, 15-21 April 2017 and organised by the Palestine Childrens’ Relief Fund (PCRF).

We had two overseas visitors who came as observers, Dr Musa Abdelaziz, an ophthalmology trainee from the US and Ms Faten Qunqar, an orthoptist (ophthalmic technician) from Melbourne.

Dr Musa spent two days assisting with the surgery and performed some parts of the surgery under supervision.