Newsletter April 2019

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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 colleaguesPeer to peer discussions during round tablesDiscover London as a...

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World’s first clinical trial of a robot in routine vitreoretinal eye surgery begins: Preceyes’ robotic assistant used for ERM peels at Rotterdam Eye Hospital

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Eindhoven, 15 May 2019 Precision and accuracy are precisely what’s needed when eye surgeons perform a procedure called an epiretinal membrane (ERM) peel. And a Dutch robotics company, Preceyes (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) in combination with the Rotterdam Eye Hospital (REH; Rotterdam, the Netherlands)...

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Certificate course in Project Management for Eye Care

September 02 – 16, 2019LAICO | Aravind Eye Care System, MaduraiThis course is specially designed to meet the needs of professionals responsible for project and programme implementation. The participants would get appropriate knowledge, tools, attitude and skills necessary for effective execution...

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Newsletter July 2019

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WAEH 2019 Meeting London On behalf of the board of the WAEH, A BIG THANK YOU to each and every one of you for your valuable contributions and energetic support that made the 13th annual meeting a great success!! A BIG THANK YOU also to the Moorfields team for being such a wonderful host of the...

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Poem about a Cataract Operation by Toddy Hoare

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The Consultation. I’m totally at your mercy When you look into my eye. You anticipate consultation Exercising  no emotion Save a welcome, then you scanned To capture information  For specialists to have to hand. A procedure promises transformation Clearing the...

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Give the gift of sight today

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We have some news for you!Today, Orbis is launching an exciting new online giving platform called Eye Give, where you will be able to get involved with our sight saving work in a brand new way.With a gift via this new platform, you will help to support vital sight saving work, wherever it is needed...

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Management Training for Eye Care Programme Managers

January 29 – February 11, 2020LAICO, Madurai This course is forprogramme managers engaged in large scale eye care projects at government institutions, eye hospitals or national and international funding agencies. The course enables the participants to: Get an overview of priority eye...

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Eyexcel – Excellence in Eye Care Training

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July 29 – Aug 2, 2019 at LAICO, Madurai Everything you need to build your training programme! Is your institution struggling to build your allied ophthalmic personnel workforce?Are you trying to improve the quality of training at your hospital?Are you having trouble balancing patient...

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Call for Abstracts DEADLINE

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SAVE THE DATE: From the 5th of June till the 8th of June 2019 the 13th Annual Meeting of the WAEH will behosted by the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK. On June 10 and 11, we will organize special visits toother eye hospitals!The themes of the 13th Annual Meeting of the WAEH are: Eye...

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Membership fee lowered down

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During the annual meeting the member meeting decided upon a lower membership fee for the members of the WAEH.  The scheme of 2018 and beforeFull members paid € 6.000,-and a 50% reduction in the first 2 years. For this budget the members were allowed to bring 5 participants to the global...

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Management Training for Eye Care Programme Managers

January 31 – February 13, 2019 | LAICO | Madurai This course is for programme managers engaged in large scale eye care projects at government institutions, eye hospitals or national and international funding agencies. The course enables the participants to: Get an overview of...

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My experience training nurses to restore sight in Vietnam

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Hello, My name is Angeline and I’m a Senior Staff Nurse at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. I’m also a medical volunteer with Orbis. In the past year I’ve helped train nurses in Cameroon, Bangladesh and Vietnam and seen first-hand just how important this work is. I’m emailing to tell you a...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Kisii Eye Hospital from Kenya a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Kisii Eye Center as our very first sponsored member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence”...

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New Member of the WAEH

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The board of the WAEH wants to wish the Aier Eye Hospital Group from China a warm welcome. The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome the Aier Eye Hospital Group as full member. All WAEH members are “centres of excellence”...

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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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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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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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