COMSTECH and Al-Shifa Trust have signed an MoU

COMSTECH and Al-Shifa Trust have signed an MoU for capacity building and research collaboration in Ophthalmology. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General of COMSTECH and President Al-Shifa Trust signed MoU, this partnership will aim to end preventable blindness in the OIC member states. According to the MoU, COMSTECH and Al-Shifa Trust will collaborate in following three domains:

  • Al-Shifa Trust in partnership with COMSTECH will invite research collaboration from OIC member states.
  • Al-Shifa Trust will offer observer ship to candidates from OIC member states in subspecialties of Ophthalmology.
  • Al-Shifa Trust will also extend its help to fight preventable blindness in OIC member states by sending its highly qualified and experienced surgeons to undertake surgical camps for cataract. First two camps are planned in Kampala, Uganda and Niamey Niger.

In addition to the above, VC of University of Gambia also attended this ceremony and asked Al-Shifa Trust to hold its camps in Gambia as well.