One on One with Mariam Vally!

By Yasmin Darsot Cassim   This article was first published in 2012, when IRTIQA launched its first edition (printed). We acknowledge that since then some of the facts may have changed. Nevertheless, in the spirit of the upcoming Irtiqa Charity Cook Off, we have decided to republish this well-received interview and delicious steak recipe given…

Learning more about the Pro-bono Cataract Surgery Initiative: IRTIQA interviews Dr Akiel Asvat on this pioneering initiative

-Interview with Jamila Cassim I conducted an interview on the 14th October with Dr Akiel Asvat , an ophthalmologist based in Sandton , Johannesburg,  with the view of understanding what the Pro-bono Cataract Surgery Initiative was all about. I found it very refreshing that Dr Asvat is a young, empathetic doctor who is passionate about…