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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Firework-related Eye Injuries Study Questionnaire

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January 2018Dear ICO Member Society Leaders,The ICO is pleased to send our Member societies a very important study questionnaire that is especially relevant following New Year festivities. The Firework-related Eye Injuries Study was initially instigated by the Netherlands Ophthalmological...

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Are we ready to be diagnosed by AI doctors?

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The WAEH and Artificial Intelligence – Possibilities and Pitfalls Read our white paper about Artificial Intelligence – WAEH Within the next decade artificial intelligence (AI) and ‘big data’ will change the face of medicine. Doctors and patients will be confronted with...

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Call for Abstracts Open NOW!

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From the 6th of June till the 9th of June 2018 the 12th Annual Meeting of the WAEH will be hosted by the Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor, USA. On Saturday June 9 there will be a special track for nurses and techs! June 11, we will organize a special visit to one of our other US members. The...

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Newsletter September 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Singapore National Eye Centre wins the first Winsemius Award

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The Singapore National Eye Centre, part of the SingHealth Group, has won the first Winsemius Award in the category ‘Collaborative Innovation’. The SNEC won this award for the close cooperation with The Rotterdam Eye Hospital (the Netherlands) from 1997 till now. Both eye hospitals are founding...

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World Sight Day 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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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