ETHIOPIA: Dr. Larry Schwab and Dr. Van Joffrion are posted to the Haile Selassie I Hospital Eye Clinic in the capital Addis Ababa 1972-1976 to provide clinical care and training in collaboration with Dr. Pawlos Quana’a, Chief Ophthalmologist as the Menelik and Black Lion Hospitals in Addis Ababa. Together with an Italian ophthalmologist working in Asmara, the capital of the now independent country of Eritrea, these four were the only ophthalmologists in the entire country. Dr. Rogers Pierson replaced Dr. Schwab at the Haile Selassie I Hospital.

KENYA: Dr. Randolph Whitfield, Jr. is posted by IEF to serve as the Provincial Eye Surgeon with the Ministry of Health at the Central Province Hospital’s Eye Clinic in Nyeri from 1972 to 1984.


Doctor Randolph Whitfield in Kenya

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