Eye Health Program in Canada Helps Both Kids and Immigrant Doctors
A unique vision-screening program for Toronto schoolchildren is giving foreign-trained doctors a chance to improve their skills so they can apply to Canadian medical residency programs, the Canadian Broadcasting Commission reports.
The project operates in 150 schools in Toronto. The kids get free glasses, and international medical graduates get the experience they need to succeed in their new country.
"Prior to this I was working in a call center making minimum pay and I was not able to work on my Canadian medical exams," Rajkumar Luke Vijendra Das told the CBC.
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