Webinar Philanthropy

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Want to set up a Philanthropy strategy in your eye hospital? Learn from the best! Register now for the webinar on 15 December 2022 with Steve Rum, Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations, Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine. For the past seventeen years Steve Rum has been the leader...

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World Diabetes Day 2022 (WDD’22) 

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Organised by: Dr. K. Zaman BNSB Eye Hospital Bangladesh, associate member of the WAEH Partners: ANDHERI HILFE BONN. GERMANY, DAK Foundation, The Fred Hollows Foundation, Good People International, IAPB, Orbis International, Operation Eye Sight Universal, Shoelhuber Foundation, SightSavers, Vision...

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News from our full member Kellogg Eye Center

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Below an update on the travels from the inaugural international fellow, Tim Soeken, MD, a brief selection from one of his recent newsletters about a patient he saw in Burundi: This is Josephine. When she arrived at Kibuye, she could only see light in each eye. She had to be led around with...

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Happy World Sight Day 2022 @ Bangladesh

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News from our member Dr. K. Zaman BNSB Eye Hospital World Sight Day (WSD) is an International Day of Awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment.  This year Global theme has been selected...

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Laura Wade-Gery appointed as new Chair of Moorfields 

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Laura Wade-Gery has been appointed the new chair of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and will succeed Tessa Green CBE who will step down from the role in December. Laura will take up the role of chair from April 2023. Laura brings a huge amount of experience to Moorfields and...

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WAEH – Register Now for the ANNUAL MEETING!!

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Tuesday October 4 – Thursday October 6 Reuben Cruz about FOCUS Want to know more about how to implement innovation in your eye hospital and more specific your Nursing Department? Register now for The 16th Annual WAEH Meeting from 4 – 6 October 2022 in Baltimore, United States...

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WAEH – Register Now!!

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Tuesday October 4 – Thursday October 6 WAEH 16TH Annual Meeting Want to know more about AI in eyecare? Or how to improve wellness for your team? Register now for The 16th Annual WAEH Meeting from 4 – 6 October 2022 in Baltimore, United States of America! 🇺🇸Hosted by theWilmer Eye...

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4 – 6 October, 16 Annual Meeting

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Want to know more about how to implement innovation in your eye hospital and more specific your Nursing Department? Register now for The 16th Annual WAEH Meeting from 4 - 6 October 2022 in Baltimore, United States of America! 🇺🇸Hosted by the Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, USA).

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WAEH – Communities Of Practice

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June 9 Community of Practice for Nurses On the 9th of June we will have our second meeting of the Community of Practice for Nurses. This time with Jane Poxon from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, from Melbourne, Australia and Reuben Cruz from Bascom Palmer Eye...

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16th Annual Meeting from 4 – 6 october 2022

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Want to know more about AI in eyecare? Register now for The 16th Annual WAEH Meeting from 4 – 6 October 2022 in Baltimore, United States of America! 🇺🇸Hosted by the Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, USA). This year’s themes? Innovation in Eyecare, Quality Improvement in...

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New WAEH project- Patient Eye Drops Education Package

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As hospitals we have a shared responsibility in ensuring our patients are more health literate. Many patients have difficulties administering eye drops due to age related factors and/or impaired vision or fine motor skills. Ineffective use or noncompliance of medication is a significant risk. Prescribed...

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Victoria Cohen scholarship awarded to Vijitha Vempuluru

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Vijitha Vempuluru from AIIMS Hyderabad, India, is the first recipient of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship for aspiring ocular oncologists. The Judging Panel for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust, made up of six leading eye specialists, was in unanimous agreement that Vijitha was the...

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International Schwartz Rounds

REMINDER! During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists! Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where...

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9 June Community of Practice for Nurses

On the 9th of June we will have our second meeting of the Community of Practice for Nurses. This time with Jane Poxon from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, from Melbourne, Australia and Reuben Cruz from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute from Miami, United States! Jane Poxon is as Executive...

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WAEH 🌍 – Newsletter – May 2022

Thursday June 9 Community of Practice for Nurses The Community of Practice for Nurses will get together every three months. Please join our webinar on Thursday June 9: WAEH Community of Practice for Nurses – Time: 12.00 noon CEST. Please check your own timezone...

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International Schwartz Rounds: looking for panelists

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During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists!  Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical,...

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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Understanding the impact of “hand‐holding volunteers” providing theatre support during surgery ‐ The patient perspective

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News from our founding member: Moorfields Eye Hospital The majority of cataract, and some glaucoma eye surgeries is undertaken using local anaesthetic and can be uncomfortable for patients and make them feel anxious. This can be very unpleasant and cause anxiety in patients. Moorfields Eye...

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As WAEH we are there to help….

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Olena Kurylo was blinded in her right eye when a missile destroyed her apartment block in the opening hours of Russia’s brutal invasion last month. […] She was in danger of developing a fatal infection from her wounds. It was clear that Olena needed urgent surgery – but first she had...

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Free Screening at the Administrative Summit

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News from our sponsored member: the Lusaka Eye Hospital  The Lusaka Eye Hospital, on 16th March 2022, conducted free eye screening on some of the delegates who were attending an Administrative summit at M’kango Golfview Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia. The summit was attended by Pastors and...

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WAEH News from our Full Member in Melbourne

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The Annual Review of the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital – Melbourne – Australia From the Annual Review of the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital:  Sharing our knowledge  The hospital has positioned itself as a leader in ophthalmic care services and innovation across the world....

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Member News – Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins

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Uniquely Positioned to Tackle the Most Challenging Cases By age 18, Henry Harten was legally blind, the result of a rare genetic disorder. Meet Henry and the team whose careful collaboration allowed him to see the world clearly for the first time. Victor Harten’s perfect towheaded baby boy,...

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WAEH 🌍 | Newsletter March 2022

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Thursday March 24Nurse education webinar! Want to know more about education for nurses? Please join our next webinar on Thursday March 24: WAEH Nurse Education – Time: 12.00 noon CET 👩🏾‍⚕️ Please check your own timezone and note all chnagesWith the following presenters: Mrs. Sheila...

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Smartphones monitoring glaucoma at home

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News from our full member Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital – Melbourne It was the simplicity of it that first struck Dr George Kong: an affordable device that many people already owned that could monitor visual fields for people with the chronic eye condition glaucoma and help avoid...

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24 March – WAEH webinar: Nurse Education 

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Want to know more about education for nurses? Please join our next webinar on March 24: WAEH Nurse Education – Time: 12.00 noon CET With the following keynotes: mr. Lucas Bruinsma, Physician Assistant from Het Oogziekenhuis Rotterdam mrs. Tendai Gwenhure, Clinical...

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WAEH 16th Annual Meeting

Tuesday October 4 – Friday October 7 During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients...

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WAEH 🌍 | Newsletter December 202

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Dear members and relations of the WAEH, On behalf of the board I would like to send to you our very best wishes for 2022. Never stop being amazed and forever express your creativity and imagination and keep innovating. Let’s hope that we will all be able to travel again in safety and discover...

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News from Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins

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Full member of the WAEHCathy Kowalewski – Chair of the WAEH, Administrator Wilmer Eye Wilmer Takes First-Place in Ophthalmology Times 2021 Survey of Program DirectorsWilmer Eye Institute was voted the #1 program in the country in the Ophthalmology Times Best Program...

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WAEH New: Sponsored Member

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The WAEH wishes the Lusaka Eye Hospital from Zambia a warm welcome into the global network of eyehospitals.  INTRODUCTION Lusaka Eye Hospital was established in 2001 and is a 40 bed medical institution that provides ophthalmology services in Zambia. The hospital also receives clients from...

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