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News articles published in: 2010
Violin and Piano Recital to help purchase an OCT

On Tuesday, November 23, a second annual concert was organised in favour of T.E.S. Foundation. For this special event, a violin and piano recital was given by Fabrizio von Arx and Julien Quentin. It was a real pleasure to hear their excellent performance of pieces from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, César Franck and Camille St-Saëns. The […]

Violin and piano recital in favour of T.E.S. Foundation

On Tuesday, November 23, a violin and piano recital performed by Fabrizio VON ARX and Julien QUENTIN will be given in favour of T.E.S. Foundation at the Palais de l’Athénée, 2 rue de l’Athénée, in Geneva.   The programme includes pieces from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, César Franck and Camille St-Saëns.   The recital will begin […]

Donations in memory to Aboo Moossajee

The Board of Foundation would like to express its gratitude to all those, family, friends and colleagues of the Clinique de Montchoisi in Lausanne, who generously donated to the T.E.S. Foundation in respect to Aboo’s wish. Your support will help us pursue the mission Aboo has contributed to for the people of his home country in Mauritius.

In memoriam to Aboo Moossajee – 24.06.2010

Sadly, on June 24, T.E.S. Foundation lost one of its senior members, Mr Abobaker Moossajee, RN. Aboo was his name for his family, colleagues and numerous friends. Born in Mauritius in 1937, Aboo left his home country at the age of 21 to attend School of Nursing in England. He moved to Switzerland in 1975 and lived in Lausanne where he performed as scrubnurse in ophthalmolgy working at the Jules Gonin Hospital with Prof Michel Gonvers and Prof André Mermoud, and at the Clinique Montchoisy.

May 2010 mission

During his one week stay in Mauritius, Dr Cyrus Tabatabay perfomed 30 complex vitreo-retinal surgeries and examined 135 patients. “Working and sharing expertise together with the Moka Hospital medical team is a very interesting and rewarding experience”, says Dr Tabatabay.

January 2010 missions

2010 started with two missions at the Moka Eye Hospital. The first mission was carried by Dr Cyrus Tabatabay, Dr Efstratios Mendrinos (HUG Geneva) and Aboo Moossajee. Dr Szilard Kiss, from Weill Cornell Medical School New York, joined them. A lot was done during these two weeks. Heavy retinal surgeries (vitrectomies) and corneal transplants were […]