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The Eye Department carries out its services at its Huruma Hospital facility as well as with a Mobile Unit.  The department is involved in conducting the Trachoma Control Program in collaboration with the control international Trachoma Initiative.

The screening of eye patients us our daily activity at the Hospital based facility while the Mobile Unit staff performs BTRP surgery on those found with Trachomatous Trichiasis.

The department also works with the Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthamology identifying patients with Cataract Glaucoma who are taken to the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center for surgery.

Departmental Challenges:
There are shortage of drugs we have tetracycline and Chloromphenicol eye drops only.