WAEH Newsletter March 2020 - Members

WAEH Newsletter March 2020 – Members

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25 March 2020 “The virus is the REAL enemy! Cooperation is the only right way to win the battle” On March 24 and 27, The Medical Quality Control team of Aier Eye Hospital held a video conference with all Aravind Eye Hospital tertiary care centers and with Jakarta Eye...

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How to apply eye drops

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‘An important task for pharmacists is to give instructions on how to correctly apply drops’ Because many eye patients do not apply their drops correctly, they have a lot of difficulty with their treatment. They experience serious side effects and sometimes end up in hospital. Caregivers at the...

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New Members of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Auckland Eye from New Sealand and the Orenburg branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution from Russia a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Auckland...

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Newsletter – November 2019

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Invitation of JECIM 2020 Dear WAEH members, On behalf of JEC Eye Hospitals & Clinics, I would like to invite all members of the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) to join JEC International...

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Give the gift of sight today

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We have some news for you!Today, Orbis is launching an exciting new online giving platform called Eye Give, where you will be able to get involved with our sight saving work in a brand new way.With a gift via this new platform, you will help to support vital sight saving work, wherever it is needed...

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Poem about a Cataract Operation by Toddy Hoare

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The Consultation. I’m totally at your mercy When you look into my eye. You anticipate consultation Exercising  no emotion Save a welcome, then you scanned To capture information  For specialists to have to hand. A procedure promises transformation Clearing the...

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Newsletter July 2019

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WAEH 2019 Meeting London On behalf of the board of the WAEH, A BIG THANK YOU to each and every one of you for your valuable contributions and energetic support that made the 13th annual meeting a great success!! A BIG THANK YOU also to the Moorfields team for being such a wonderful host of the...

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Eyexcel – Excellence in Eye Care Training

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July 29 – Aug 2, 2019 at LAICO, Madurai Everything you need to build your training programme! Is your institution struggling to build your allied ophthalmic personnel workforce?Are you trying to improve the quality of training at your hospital?Are you having trouble balancing patient...

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World’s first clinical trial of a robot in routine vitreoretinal eye surgery begins: Preceyes’ robotic assistant used for ERM peels at Rotterdam Eye Hospital

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Eindhoven, 15 May 2019 Precision and accuracy are precisely what’s needed when eye surgeons perform a procedure called an epiretinal membrane (ERM) peel. And a Dutch robotics company, Preceyes (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) in combination with the Rotterdam Eye Hospital (REH; Rotterdam, the Netherlands)...

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Newsletter April 2019

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WAEH 2019? Access to knowledge about eyehospitals worldwide and learn about the latest trends in innovation, artifical intelligence, education, different models of eyecare and safety from top level international eye colleaguesPeer to peer discussions during round tablesDiscover London as a...

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Call for Abstracts DEADLINE

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SAVE THE DATE: From the 5th of June till the 8th of June 2019 the 13th Annual Meeting of the WAEH will behosted by the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK. On June 10 and 11, we will organize special visits toother eye hospitals!The themes of the 13th Annual Meeting of the WAEH are: Eye...

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Introduction to Orbis and the Flying Eye Hospital

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Orbis is a leading global non-governmental organization that has worked to transform lives through the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 35 years. With our network of partners, we mentor, train and inspire local teams so they can save sight in their communities. Orbis is headquartered...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Magrabi Eye Hospital a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Magrabi Eye Hospital as full member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence” in the area of...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish OrBis the Flying Eye Hospital a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome OrBis the Flying Eye Hospital as associate member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence”...

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Membership fee lowered down

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During the annual meeting the member meeting decided upon a lower membership fee for the members of the WAEH.  The scheme of 2018 and beforeFull members paid € 6.000,-and a 50% reduction in the first 2 years. For this budget the members were allowed to bring 5 participants to the global...

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My experience training nurses to restore sight in Vietnam

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Hello, My name is Angeline and I’m a Senior Staff Nurse at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. I’m also a medical volunteer with Orbis. In the past year I’ve helped train nurses in Cameroon, Bangladesh and Vietnam and seen first-hand just how important this work is. I’m emailing to tell you a...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Kisii Eye Hospital from Kenya a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Kisii Eye Center as our very first sponsored member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence”...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Aier Eye Hospital Group from China a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Aier Eye Hospital Group as full member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence”...

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Newsletter February 2018

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Update WAEH 2018 speakers! Who will be our key note speakers of the 12th annual meeting of the World Association of Eye Hospital hosted by the Kellogg Eye Center in co-creation with the WAEH? Carrie MortonMcity Deputy DirectorUniversity of MichiganMcity: Transforming the Future of...

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Moorfields appoints new medical director

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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Nick Strouthidis to the post of medical director. Currently a consultant ophthalmologist in Moorfields’ glaucoma service and the glaucoma service director, Nick has worked for the Trust since 2002. Nick began his career at Moorfields...

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Board Election Process WAEH 2018

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Is your hospital a full member of the WAEH and are you the person representing your hospital in the WAEH network? If so, you can apply to become a board member of the WAEH. This year two board members from the current board will step down: David Probert, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UKDato Kulasegaran,...

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Former-astronaut Jim Bagian keynote lecturer 2018 meeting

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Jim Bagian will be one of our keynotes. Jim Bagian is a former-astronaut: he logged 337 hours of space-flight, over two missions, STS-29 (in 1989) and STS-40 (in 1991). After leaving NASA in 1995, Bagian was elected as a member of both the National Academy of Engineering and of the Institute...

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