Drs Beatriz and Andrés Fernández-Vega present their doctoral thesis obtaining the highest qualification.
The Fundación Fernández-Vega has collaborated with EDEA Camerún and Obra Social “La Caixa” to improve the quality of life of Fabrice Samuel Edwe, 16 years old, saving one of his two eyes that had been affected with glaucoma since he was born.
Profesor Luis Fernández-Vega receives the FENIN Award from the Minister of Health, María Luisa Carcedo.
The course on Cornea and Eye Surface meets health journalism at the Institute.
Several pterygium surgeries were performed, as well as an emergency surgery on a child due to severe corneal perforation
A team consisting in Drs Javier and Lucía Fernández-Vega and César Sierra, as well as optometrist Javier Lozano, together with Dr Javier’s wife, Mar Rodríguez and their daughter, María Fernández-Vega Rodríguez, who carried out intense welfare efforts, travelled for the ninth year in a row to the Asian country thanks to the collaboration the foundation maintains with Kike Figaredo, the Apostolic Prefect of Battambang.
Over 50 patients underwent surgery for severe cataracts and have recovered their eyesight
Thanks to the cooperation of the Asturian Jesuit Kike Figaredo the Fundación Fernández-Vega travelled for the eighth consecutive year to Cambodia to check the eyesight of over 500 individuals. “These check-ups are very important as a large part of academic failure is due to sight problems,” says Dr Parra, who participated in the initiative
One of the innovations of this trip was the visit to a camp for political refugees
A great leap forward. Instituto Universitario Fernández-Vega
From the 12th to the 18th of July 2015, a team of 17 physicians and volunteers from the Fundación Fernández-Vega and the Fundación Barraquer, will perform in Luanda, in collaboration with the Health Ministry of Angola, approximately 500 cataract surgeries
The Fundación Fernández-Vega and the Fundación Hospitalaria de la Orden de Malta in Spain (FHOME in Spanish) have signed a framework agreement whereby they will share relevant experiences for the purpose of their respective foundations.