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TOF STUDENT HEINZ OTCHERE RECEIVES AWARD

[:nl]The Optical Foundation feliciteert Heinz Otchere met de Desmond Fonn Contact Lens Research Award. De Ghanese optometriestudent ontving de prestigieuze prijs op 13 maart 2013 uit handen van prof. Desmond Fonn.

Heinz Otchere deed in 2007 praktijkervaring op bij The Optical Foundation. De student verrichtte oogmetingen op scholen aan de Cape Coast en viel destijds al op door zijn actieve houding, ambitie en passie voor het vak.

Inmiddels studeert Otchere in Canada. Hij doet zijn Masters aan de Universiteit van Waterloo en is in de laatste fase van zijn studie aanbeland. Otchere onderzoekt contactlenspassingen bij gecompliceerde cornea’s.

The Optical Foundation is ontzettend trots op Heinz Otchere en hoopt dat vele Ghanese studenten in zijn voetsporen zullen treden.

[:en]The Optical Foundation congratulates Heinz Otchere for receiving the Desmond Fonn Contact Lens Research Award. The Ghanaian optometry student was presented the prestigious award on March 13, 2013 by prof. Desmond Fonn himself.

Heinz Otchere did his practical experience at The Optical Foundation in 2007. He conducted eye tests in schools in the Cape Coast and already stood out at that time due to his active attitude, ambition and passion for the profession.

Meanwhile Otchere is studying in Canada. He is doing his Masters at the University of Waterloo and has reached the final stage of his studies. Otchere researches lens fitting in complicated cornea cases.

The Optical Foundation is extremely proud Heinz Otchere’s achievements and hopes that many Ghanaian students will follow in his footsteps.