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Last 4th March a new optical consulting room at the National Hospital in Rabuni was inaugurated. Present at the ceremony was Maria Tavera, co-ordinator of the Eyes of Sahara Program; Mohamed Lamin,  SADR Minister of Health;  Alberto Jiménez, responsible for the Technical Co-operation Department (TCD) in Tindouf; Labat, in charge of medical assistance; Hamudi Mojtar, head of the ophthalmology department; and Naami, director of the National Hospital of Rabuni.

In response to petitions from the SADR Ministry of Health and the Department of Ophthalmology, Eyes of the world has funded the setting up of a new optical area which has been relocated within the same enclosure of the Rabuni Hospital.

The Eyes of Sahara program is financed by the Spanish Agency of International Co-operation for Development.