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Nelson Mandela Memorial Cataract Camp

The AWQAF SA/ Islamic Medical Association of SA (IMASA)  NELSON MANDELA MEMORIAL CATARACT CAMP will be held during 16 and 17 July 2016. The Discharge Ceremony will be held on he 18th July 2016 at the Nursing Hall, Leratong Hospital, Gauteng and will commence at 09.30am.

Media and interested persons are cordially invited to attend the Discharge Ceremony at the Nursing Hall.

Speakers & Guests will include:

the CEO of the Leratong Hospital

Dr Shabir Husain – Chief Opthalmologist and Director of the Cataract project on behalf  of the IMA

Hon Mr  Najmu Saqib – Pakistan High Commission

Dr Selebeno:  Director, Gauteng Department of Health

Mufti Masood Ebrahim: Madrasa Miftah ul Khair

Zeinoul Abedien Cajee / Dr Abdul Kareem Elgony: Awqaf SA

Mr Bheki  Sibeko:  Deputising for Dr Refik Bismilla, Director Joburg City Health Department

Ml  Ayub  Mokoena: Gauteng Shura Council



It is estimated that there are 217000 patients awaiting cataract operations in South Africa.  To date the partnership has done around 3800  cataract operations with a commercial value of around R50million since 2005, when the project started.

Any person or corporate wishing to donate and be part of this  project, kindly email or contact Hasanain Abdullah at 0795071196 or  sms 0847860010