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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 colleagues
  • Peer to peer discussions during round tables
  • Discover London as a vibrant innovative city
  • A unique moment in time to get to know your eyecollagues from alle over the world

 

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Poster presentation 2019

All WAEH members are invited to develop a poster with the following 1, 2 and 3 items, with the main focus on 1:

  1. New developments of last year (2018) - please see some suggestions below
    a. Outcomes of scientific research?
    b. New ways of communicating with patients and staff?
    c. New digital systems in place?
    d. Opening of new locations?
    e. Enhance scope of community care
    f. New treatments?
    g. New strategy?
     
  2. Plans for 2019- 2020?
     
  3. Short overview of the facts of your hospital
    •    Number of ophthalmologists
    •    Number of residents
    •    Number of employees
    •    About the hospital, history, kind of patients, number of patients / surgical procedures
    •    Scientific research, cooperations with national and international institutions, etc.

Some other general suggestions:

  • Leave space on your display for your colleagues to leave notes.
  • Include your e-mail address on your poster to assist viewers to contact you later.
  • You may want to provide printouts of your poster as handouts.

Read more about the poster presentation on our event website: https://www.waeh.org/en/waeh-2019/poster-presentation-2019


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Associate member
Orbis The Flying Eye Hospital

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 in the U.S., operates 15 international offices, and has worked in over 90 countries since 1982. Alongside local hospitals, universities, government agencies and ministries of health, Orbis provides hands-on ophthalmology training, strengthens healthcare infrastructure and advocates for the prioritization of eye health on public health agendas.

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Orbis operates the world's only Flying Eye Hospital, a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft. It is a teacher, envoy and advocate that brings world-class training and much needed attention to eye health around the world.

  • As a teacher, it is complete with state-of-the-art operating, sub-sterile, patient recovery and laser treatment rooms, so that local doctors, nurses and medics benefit from hands-on training from our Volunteer Faculty. Teaching is also recorded and linked via AV broadcast technology to the 46-seat classroom.

    As well as training on the plane, we provide continuing medical education to eye care teams around the world. Our teams work with our local partners at their institutions to ensure skills are embedded and implemented into their settings. 
     
  • As an envoy, we garner media attention and push out vital public health and prevention messages through the Flying Eye Hospital, enlisting more people to fight blindness with us.
     
  • As an advocate, the Flying Eye Hospital helps us engage on a high level with governments, presidents, philanthropists and other influential people to make the case for investing in eye health as a powerful tool to eliminate poverty.

Our third-generation Flying Eye Hospital has been made possible through the tremendous support, passion and input of our partners and donors. It is a powerful fusion of medical and aviation technology and would not have been possible without the passion and financial support of all our generous donors and our global partners, including FedEx, who donated the aircraft to us.

Visit website Orbis

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Full member
Magrabi Eye Hospital

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WAEH – Philanthropy Workshop
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Moorfields Eye Hospital


Following on from the high level of interest in the WAEH 2018 conference theme of eye health philanthropy, WAEH is pleased that a group of experienced philanthropy practitioners drawn from WAEH members are going to run a philanthropy workshop as part of WAEH 2019 at Moorfields.

The workshop will be led by: Libby Bryce Bell, Senior Director of Development, Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins University; Robert Dufton, Chief Executive, Moorfields Eye Charity and Honorary Visiting Fellow, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School, City, University of London; Rachel Jones, Director of Development, Moorfields Eye Charity; and Patrik Malmungar, Fundraising Manager, St Erik Eye Hospital, Sweden and formerly at international fundraising consultants Brakeley Nordic.
 


The workshop is for up to 40 representatives of WAEH members. It will be participatory in nature, and organised as a “world café” so delegates in groups will rotate to cover each of the four topics. The allocation of participants to groups will be done to ensure the most practical learning sessions.
The suggested topics are:

  • Getting started on fundraising
  • How to engage clinicians in fundraising
  • Getting existing donors to become connectors to new donors
  • Developing ethical principles for health fundraising

Workshop participants will be asked to agree in advance to become part of an ongoing, online WAEH Fundraising community of practice.
To take part in the workhop, please register


Visit Chatswood - SNEC

Charity Wai, COO SNEC, hosted WAEH member, Chatswood Private Hospital (Assoc Prof Geoffrey Painter and Ms Kerrie Legg (Hospital Director) on 28 Nov 2018 who were in Singapore to exchange knowledge and experience on various femto cataract surgery platforms. Please see photos taken of them with Charity and with Dr Allan Fong (Head, General Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology) in the OT.


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From our sponsored member
Kisii Eye Hospital
Annual Report 2018

Dear Friends from the WAEH network,

I am glad to share with you our Annual report for 2018. We are glad that you are holding our hands so that we can walk the rest of the journey together.

Best regards

Dan

Dr. Dan Kiage
Medical Director
Innovation Eye Centre Ltd
P.O.Box 1010 - 20400, Kisii, Kenya
Tele: +254 727 807097, 721 350404


 

A new global data project on human tissue use in corneal transplantation

The Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA) announces a long-term project to capture annual data on corneal transplants, corneal donations and tissue movement across countries – with other data sets potentially to follow.

“Right now, we do not have access to global rates regarding corneal transplantation, donation or utility” says GAEBA Representative, Dr. Graeme Pollock.

Read more...


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See you in London
United Kingdom
5 - 8 June 2019

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Questions?

Do you have a special request? Would you like to be connected to a certain person in one of our member eye hospitals?

Please do not hesitate to contact Maaike van Zuilen: 


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