Tas doctors give sight to E Timorese
by ABC Online
East Timor's first ophthalmologist is about to finish his training, under the watchful eye of Hobart specialist Nitin Verma.
Australian medical volunteers have been helping restore and improve eyesight to the local population in East Timor.
They've managed to curb chronically high levels of preventable blindness and improved the eyesight of more than 25,0000 East Timorese. Now locals are set to take over the highly-specialised task.