NZ public invited to step aboard mobile eye clinic for Fiji | Scoop News
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ is throwing open the doors of its new mobile eye clinic, destined for Fiji. On 13 and 14 February, the public are warmly invited to step aboard the state-of-the-art clinic in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.
Manufactured and funded by New Zealanders, the clinic is an 11.5 metre facility which will travel to remote parts of Fiji, providing sight-restoring services to needlessly blind people.
The Foundation’s Executive Director Andrew
Bell says the open days are a unique opportunity to step
foot inside a real-life eye clinic and learn about what’s
involved in delivering eye care in the Pacific.
“What better way to understand the work we do than to
come and see it for yourself?” asks Bell. “We’d love
for everyone to visit Karanga Plaza in Auckland’s Wynyard
Quarter and tour around this incredible facility which has
the potential to transform thousands of people’s lives
with the gift of sight.”
Visitors are welcome to
walk through the facility, observe the equipment to be used
in eye treatments and surgeries, and speak with staff about
the anticipated impact in Fiji.
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