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Miriam Cano

Dr. Miriam Cano MSc, CEH

Job Title:
Chief of the Ophthalmoogy Department
Medical School:
National University of Asuncion, Paraguay
Residency Program:
National University of Asuncin, Paraguay
Asuncion, Paraguay
Paraguayan Society of Ophthalmology, Deputy Trustee
Contact Information:
Urdapilleta 1257
Paraguay 1746
Phone: 595 21 210 154
Fax: 595 21 210 154

Medical Degree from National UNiversity of Asuncion, Paraguay 1980
Internship and Residency in Ophthalmology. National Univ of Asuncin, PY - 1981 /1984
Research Retina an Clinical Ecography Fellow at Doheny Eye Institute- USC LA, CA 1985-88
Visiting Physician UCSD San Diego (Retina) and Univ of Illinois, Chicago (Electrophisiology) 1985
Master of Science in Community Eye Health- LSHTM. University of London, London UK 2006
Master in Business Administration. Catholic University of Asuncin, Paraguay 2008

Professional activities:
Staff Ophthalmologist at the Social Security Central Hospital, Asuncion Paraguay since 1989, current Chief of the Ophthalmology Department.
Proffesor of Ophthalmology. Catholic University of Asuncin, School of Health Sciences
Coordinator of the Ophthalmology Residency Pogram. Catholic University of Asuncin and Social Security Central Hospital
Former President of the Paraguayn Society of Ophthalmology (2000 - 2004)
PAAO Active Member since 1987
Former Member of the PAAO Board of Directors
Current member of the PAAO Prevention of Blindness Committee
American Academiy of Ophthalmology International Member since 1992
Current President of the National VISION 2020 Committee
Current Paraguay IAPB contact Person
Current Paraguay ICO Representative

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