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New WAEH project- Patient Eye Drops Education Package

2024-05-06 15:30:24

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 eye drops are vital treatments in the management of eye disease, prevention infection and reducing inflammation. 

The WAEH has funded a project about Patient Eye Drops to address this need. The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia is leading the development of a video and factsheet for the use of all WAEH members. 

The Education Package will be launched on World Sight Day October 13 2022 and all members will receive a factsheet and animated video that can be branded and translated for their own country and patient groups! 

Want to hear more about this project? 
Register now for the annual meeting in Baltimore: https://bit.ly/3Pa6FEl
Is your eyehospital a full member? You will receive two free passes. 
Is your eyehospital an associate member of the WAEH? You will receive one free pass.

Questions or want to participate in this WAEH project?
Contact Maaike van Zuilen: maaike.vanzuilen@waeh.org

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