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    Friday 2 July 2010 September 15, 2015

    It's been a long struggle but we finally reopened the clinic last Sunday and immediately got a rush of patients. Some came from as far as Mosul which is 580 km north of…

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    Monday 26 July 2010 September 15, 2015

    It's pretty hot here, we hit 53 C in Najaf last week and the electricity is a nuisance. On the clinic front, the work is slow but steady, not aided by this hot…

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    Sunday 17 October September 15, 2015

    We kicked off the school eye screening programme last Wednesday at the Imam Ali school in Najaf, which opened in 2003 following the Liberation. Originally intended just for the orphans of Najaf, the…

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    Monday 18 October September 15, 2015

    It was the orphans turn on Thursday and the usual hustle and bustle of young children and concerned widows greeted us at the entrance of the Al-Aqeela Foundation building in Najaf. We managed…

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    1 March 2011 September 15, 2015

    I am delighted to announce that the AHF eye clinic in Najaf will be taking part in this year's World Glaucoma Week from 6 - 12 March. We will be providing a free…

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    14 March 2011 September 15, 2015

    Last week we made a visit to the Imam Ali High school for World Glaucoma Week event and undertook a proper screening of over 200 pupils, as well as talking to them about…

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    24 June 2011 September 15, 2015

    It's coming up to a year now since we opened the Al-Hasan Foundation eye clinic in Najaf full-time and it has been a very successful, satisfying and fruitful year. More than 4000 patients…

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    26 November 2011 September 15, 2015

    The cold weather is setting in now, with temperatures going down to 7'c and having no gas or electric central heating in the building makes it bone-cruchingly cold. We have had to rely…

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    World Glaucoma Week 11-17 March 2012 September 15, 2015

    The Al-Hasan Foundation eye clinic opened its doors yesterday for the start of the World Glaucoma week 2012, offering free glaucoma eye screening to the public from 11-17 March. The theme for 2012…

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  • Clinic
    5 May 2012 September 3, 2015

    Without recent funding from the World Federation to treat chronic diabetic patients, both Najeeya and Sabreeya would in all likelihood have been plunged into a slowly darkening world. In the UK, all people…

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