Ophthalmologist recognised with award

Charles Kavanati, pictured right

Manchester-based ophthalmologist, Charles Kanavati, has been recognised with an award at a ceremony held on March 18 at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London.

The inaugural Tropical Health & Education Trust (THET) Health Champion Awards marked the inspiring contribution that NHS and independent hospital staff from low to middle income countries are making to advancing global health, both in the UK and their countries of heritage.

Kanavati has devoted many years of his career to establishing an award-winning service at the British St John Eye Hospital based in East Jerusalem and a hospital in Gaza.

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