Field project site exploration in Burundi

On 8-9 December 2019, GX Foundation visited Bujumbura, Burundi to explore unmet needs and potential project sites in the country, and meet with local health authorities, hospitals and other health partners. In particular, the GX team wanted to understand Burundi's capacity and needs in the area of eye health. GX Foundation met with the Minister of Public Health and Fight Against AIDS, Minister Thaddée Ndikumana; visited the Hôpital Prince Régent Charles, a national-level referral hospital that is currently supported by a medical team from Qinghai Province, China; and met with the World Health Organization Representative in Burundi.