Media Advisory Calgary - Operation Eyesight

CALGARY, May 14 /CNW/ -

    DATE:      Monday, May 17, 2010

    EVENT:     Ghanaian eye surgeon brings vision of Africa to Calgary

    LOCATION:  Calgary French & International School
               700 77 Street SW Calgary

Media are invited to cover Dr. Bo Wiafe, an inspiring eye surgeon and regional director for Africa with Calgary's Operation Eyesight who will visit the Calgary French & International School on Monday, May 17 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. The school is located at 700 77 Street SW.

Dr. Wiafe will present to junior and senior high school students why unnecessary blindness is highly prevalent in Africa and throughout the developing world. He will also show them how, with the support of Canadian donors, Operation Eyesight is addressing the problem in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and Zambia.

Interviews and photo opportunities are available.


For further information: For further information: Lynn Leduc, Media Consultant,, (403) 988-9751 OR Lindsay O'Connor, Head of International Media,, (647) 404-4469, URL:

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