Newsletter September 2017

Three New Full Members The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospitals a warm welcome: The Beijing TONGREN Eye Hospital from China Niteroi Eye Hospital from Brasil Xi’an Eye Hospital from China Congratulations!!! Check out our next newsletter for more details! Moorfields...

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Three New Members of the WAEH

The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospitals a warm welcome: The Beijing TONGREN Eye Hospital from ChinaNiteroi Eye Hospital from BrasilXi’an Eye Hospital from China The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to...

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New Chinese member of the WAEH

The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospital a warm welcome:Eye & Ent Hospital Fudan University, in Shanghai, China. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome Eye & Ent Hospital Fudan University as a full member. All...

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WAEH mentioned in Dutch Nursing magazine

The Rotterdam Eye Hospital (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) and The Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Leuven (Leuven, Belgium), both members of the WorldAssociation of Eye Hospitals, have developed a method for administering eye drops/eye ointment to patients The Dutch Nursing...

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11th annual meeting – 2017

We are delighted to welcome you in China to the 11th WAEH Annual Meeting! The 11th annual meeting of the WAEH will be hosted by the Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital from Tianjin, China from June 14 till June 17, 2017. The questions that crop up in all of our eye hospitals cover...

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New member of the WAEH

The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospital a warm welcome:The Chatswood Private Hospital from Sydney, Australia. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome The Chatswood Private Hospital as an associate member.All...

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World Sight Day: Stronger Together

Did you know that approximately 285 million people around the world live with low vision and blindness? Not only elderly have to deal with low vision and blindness, also 19 million children worldwide are visually impaired.However, 80% of all those people have avoidable visual impairment, which means...

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Welcome to new members!

The board of the WAEH welcomes the following three eye hospitals from all over the world: From Finland: Tilkan Silmasairaala – Eye Hospital (associate member)From Brasil: Hospital da Visao de Pernambuco (associate member)From Italy: The Eye Hospital Turino (full member)From Brasil: Hoftalon Eye...

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Welcome to new members!

The board of the WAEH welcomes the following seven eye hospitals from the USA: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (USA)Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (USA)Phillips Eye Institute (USA)Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins (USA)Emory Eye Center (USA)New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (USA)Wills Eye Hospital...

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Two new members WAEH

The board of the WAEH welcomes the following eye hospitals: The Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital (Bangladesh) The Suraj Eye Institute (India) All WAEH members have a clear focus on delivering the best and most safe ophthalmic care for their patients. Want to know more about...

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SOL Innovation Award

During the 9th meeting the former chairman of the WAEH, Mr. Kees Sol, CFO of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital, has received the inaugural SOL Innovation Award for his contributions to the WAEH since it’s establishment. Mr. Sol has always had an eye on innovation. The focus of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital...

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New members

New members of the WAEH

he board of the WAEH is delighted to give a warm welcome to the following eye hospitals as associate member of the WAEH:       – The West of England Eye Unit from Exeter, UK.      –  The Dr. K. Zaman BNSB Eye Hospital from Mymensingh,...

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New member of the WAEH

he board of the WAEH is delighted to give a warm welcome to the following eye hospital as full member of the WAEH: The Metta Eye Hospital (Mettapracharak (Wat Rai Khing) Hospital)  from Bangkok – Thailand.   All WAEH members are “centres of excellence” in the area of ophthalmology...

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WAEH new president: Ms Charity Wai

Ms Charity Wai is Chief Operating Officer of the Singapore National Eye Centre. She has a Communications degree from Nanyang University, 1978 and a Postgraduate Certificate, International Health Management from University of Birmingham, 1998. Ms Charity Wai is the new President of the World Association...

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New member of the WAEH

The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospital a warm welcome: The Tays Eye Clinic from Tampere in Finland. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome The Tays Eye Clinic (Tampere, Finland) as an associate member. All...

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New member of the WAEH

The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospital a warm welcome: The Tays Eye Clinic from Tampere in Finland. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome The Tays Eye Clinic (Tampere, Finland) as an associate member. All...

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World Sight Day 2015

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2015 is on 8 October 2015. This year, the ‘Call to Action’ for World Sight Day is: Eye care for all Several...

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PRESS RELEASE

Eye hospitals build worldwide network At the end of March eye hospitals from around the world have made agreements in South-East Asia regarding the exchange of high-level medical and organizational knowledge. By cooperating internationally, the eye hospitals hope to guarantee the best available...

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Annual WAEH meeting

Details Created: 08 July 2014 Singapore, Maleisia, Thailand / March 17 – March 21 Topics of this meeting: strategy of the WAEH in the upcoming yearsaction points Would...

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Introduction phaco-emulsification in Cape Verde

In May and June 2009 a small group of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital, one of the members of the WAEH, has visited Cape Verde to introduce the modern cataract operation ‘phaco-emulsification’ in Cape Verde. The group existed out of a nurse for training the nurses in Cape Verde to take...

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Four new WAEH Members

During the WAEH-2010-meeting in Melbourne and Jakarta four hospitals have been approved as members of the WAEH: The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital – Dublin, Ireland: full membershipHimalayan Eye Center – Nepal: associate memberMechi Eye Center – Nepal: associate memberJakarta...

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WAEH supports AAEECE-initiative

The WAEH supports the Worldwide Patient Safety Initiative to address LASA Eye and Ear related Medication Errors of the American Association of Eye and Ear Centers of Excellence (AAEECE). The LASA (Look – alike – Sound – alike) Issue: some examples**EXAMPLES OF LOOK-ALIKE OPHTHALMIC...

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New member!

4 January 2011 The board of the WAEH welcomes the Tianjin Medical University Eye Centre in China as a new member. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals. All member-hospitals are “centres of excellence” in the area of ophthalmology and focus...

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New member Vietnam!

29 april 2011 The board of the WAEH welcomes the Cao Thang International Eye Hospital in Vietnam as a new associate member. The CT International Eye Hospital is one of the few dedicated, comprehensive eye institutes in Vietnam. It’s internationally recognized staff diagnoses and treats the...

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New member from Mexico

27 June 2011 The board of the WAEH welcomes the Institute of Ophthalmic Science – Angeles Lomas Hospital Mexico as a new associate member. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Institute of Ophthalmic Science – ...

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New member from Korea

30 June 2011 The board of the WAEH welcomes the Kim’s Eye Hospital – Seoul from Korea as a new associate member. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome Kim’s Eye Hospital – Seoul from Korea as one of...

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New members of the WAEH

November 2014 The board of the WAEH wants to wish the following eye hospitals a warm welcome: Kellogg Eye Center (Ann Arbor, USA)Fondation Asile des Aveugles (Lausanne, Switzerland)Asian Eye Institute (Makati City, Philippines)Clinica Oftalmologica Pasteur (Chili) The World Association of...

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World Sight Day 2012

During World Sight Day 2012 several WAEH-members have organized all kinds of activities to give attention to blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2014 is on 9 October 2014.

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Launch of children’s-APP at The Eye Hospital in Thailand

Rotterdam, June 15, 2012 – On Wednesday June 6, the English version of Rotterdam Eye Hospital’s special app for children was launched in Bangkok (Thailand). The launch of the ‘To the Eye Hospital’ app took place during the annual meeting of the World Association of Eye Hospitals, a global association...

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WAEH annual meeting 2013

For the first time, the annual meeting of the WAEH will take place in a new continent, in a country full of history and development. We welcome you to Mexico City, Mexico. Interested in the program of the 2013-meeting? Program 2013 Today we are very happy to confirm the dates and location...

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