Eyes For Sumba

The Sumba Eye Program Team

Ophthalmic Surgeons

me1  Dr Mark Ellis AM    John S1 Dr Jon Ruddle     Dr David Workman Ophthamologist Dr David Workman OAM                                                     Dr Abrah Ishmail        Dr Adelina Poli    Dr Jaclyn          Dr Gus Clark                  Dr Terry Ong        Dr Ben Clark   Dr David Van der Stratten  


ps3 Peter Stewart OAM PL3 Peter Lewis OAM  Norm Russo Norm Russo  Chris 1 Chris Katopodis                 JH1 Janine Hobson        Vincent Penry    Ms Alison Steer

Andrew Thomas 2 Andrew Thomas    Lizz 3 Liz Vidor         OPT 2 Rowena Beckenham                                                                Andrew is a former OA (S.A) President -now OAA is known as OA ,Optometry Australia – in Private Practice in SA and always possessed an interest in helping those less fortunate joining the team for the August 2015 visit.


(RN)Alison Plain (RN) Alison Plain OAM – Chief Ophthalmic  Nurse   

   Julie Tyers OAM – Nurse          Jan Parker Nurse                                                                       Virginia Holloway – Nurse          Tony Tang – Nurse

The Sumba Team Of Eye Care Nurses

Nef1  Nefry – Chief ECN

Serly1  Serly   ECElsie Elsiana (Elsi)  Sani Mutiara    

IMG_6753  Elsi       IMG_6752 Jovin    SEP N3Capture


M Ellis Janet Ellis  al Anne Lewis  Fiona Lewis Steph Korin – RACS global health administrator

Don Heath – Rotary Glenferrie Rob Hogan – Rotary Glenferrie Thelma Hutchinson – Rotary                                      

Mike McFarlane – Rotary    Ian “Father Christmas” Willmott – Rotary  Harry Katapodis

Stephanie Stewart  Georgia Stewart Heidi Beckenham                                            Rohan GibbonIndustry Rep                                      Aishah Ishak (RACS)


  Gail Hoole

Sumba Helpers

  Wawan and Lilly  –  Drivers

The Sumba Foundation

Claus  Dr Claus Bogh                Andy Andy – SF Nurse    Rainy 2  Rainy – SF Nurse

Some of the challenges that the team encounters and is endeavouring to rectify.

Conjunctival cysts, inoperable traumatic corneal scaring, bilateral blindness (vitamin A definciency) cataracts and pterygium                                                                 are some of the major cases that confront the team.

EPC1 EPC5 EPC2                     EPC10   EPC7  EPC3                     EPC8       EPC12    EPCA6      EPC9       EPCA13         Eye P 22


The Sumba Surgical Teams at Work :

Teaching and performing corrective surgery to the local Sumbanese community.

Sub 23 SUB 21 Sub 22 Sub 25 Sub 24  Sumb 27  Sumb 26   SSPV1     SDoc2 SBH 1 SB D 5 SV26

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