From gleaming metropolises to colonial cities and the vast jungles of Borneo, this study tour cuts a broad swathe as it takes you through the culture, society and history of these destinations while examining approaches to to ophthalmology and eyecare, both contemporary and historic.
From the the modern city of Kuala Lumpur and the colonial charm of Malacca, travel to cutting edge Singapore, the riverine city of Kuching and the vast jungles of Borneo and the Malay Peninsula. Along the way enjoy the blend of European heritage with Malay, Chinese and Indian culture and cuisine. Wander through rainforest trails and street-food markets and take in the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of these diverse destinations. After the tour there is the opportunity to extend on the beaches of Kota Kinabalu.
This exciting new tour combines a full ophthalmology professional programme with a richly rewarding cultural experience.
Professor Christopher Liu OBE is based in Brighton. Born in Hong Kong, Christopher came to England aged 15 to study before entering medical school in London. He is widely travelled and enjoys introducing western delegates to exotic cultures. He has led the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Study Tours to China in 2004 and 2014 , Egypt 2006, Syria in 2007, Cuba in 2012 and Japan in 2017. Christopher has been president of the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association, British Society for Refractive Surgery and the Southern Ophthalmological Society. He has also been Honorary Secretary of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon,and is Council Member and Trustee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Christopher Liu was appointed OBE by the Queen in her 2018 New Year’s honours list.
US $3,906 per person sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)