GUATEMALA:  Dr. Baxter McLendon posted to Guatemala City to support rural eye care services provided by the Rodolfo Robles V. Eye & Ear Hospital 1990-1992.

HONDURAS:  A USAID grant enables IEF to support the San Felipe Hospital Eye Unit in the capital Tegucigalpa as well as four recently graduated ophthalmologists to establish eye clinics in underserved rural and peri-urban areas 1990-1995.

MALAWI:  Dr. Susan Lewallen and her husband Dr. Paul Courtright are posted by IEF to the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Ministry of Health in Blantyre, and to direct IEF’s child survival program in Nsanje District, southern Malawi 1990-1995.

NIGERIA:  IEF pioneers community-based Mectizan distribution program in collaboration with Africare to fight onchocerciasis, commonly known as “river blindness”.


Oncocercosis IEF jeep in Yepocapa in the early nineties

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