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Newsletter Wills Eye – Full Member of the WAEH

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Read more about the Wills Eye, in the newsletter below: Eye Level – Winter 2023 Welcome to the Winter 2023 edition of Eye Level! We hope you enjoy reading about all of the wonderful people and meaningful stories that are coming out of Wills Eye Hospital.  Your generosity is enabling...

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Happy 39th Anniversary to our full member JEC

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To all JEC Doctors, management and staffs, it is a pleasure to wish JEC a Happy 39th Anniversary. Success comes with strong determination and with great hard work, which is what we see for sure in JEC. We wish you many more years of innovations and accomplishments! Once again, Happy 39th&nb...

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2022 Wilmer Annual Report

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The eye, which is more easily accessible than organs shielded by skin and muscle, often reveals insights into a patient’s overall state of health. The Wilmer Eye Institute’s Annual Report details stories of lifesaving discoveries, innovative educational initiatives, and groundbreaking research that...

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WAEH – Deadline Projects January 2023

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REMINDER: Call for Projects Interested in funding for a project? The WAEH can finance two to three projects per year with 7.500,- euro. You can use the following WAEH project format to send in your project proposal: WAEH project proposal.Round 1 – Deadline 31 January 2023– Incoming...

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Saving lives, eyes and vision through education

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Eye cancer is a terrible disease and there are not enough ocular oncologists in the world. Training takes time and money. The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust provides scholarships to support aspiring ocular oncologists through their training and education. The deadline for applications...

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The Year That Was

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Dear friends and colleagues, 2022 saw us able to resume many in-person activities, including WRA Day, the Wilmer Research Meeting and the Annual Technician Course. We also had the option of attending, in person, events that included AAO and ARVO. We launched the rising professorships program to...

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Call for projects – Information Session

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Looking for funding for your project and want to brainstorm project ideas, international cooperation with other eye hospitals  and the WAEH format? Register now for the information session on 16 January 2023!  In the last few years the WAEH has funded several projects, like the Patient Eye Drop...

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Call for Projects

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Interested in funding for a project? The WAEH can finance two to three projects per year with 7.500,- euro. You can use the following WAEH project format to send in your project proposal: WAEH project proposal.Round 1 – Deadline 31 January 2023– Incoming proposals reviewed by board in February...

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Communities of Practice for Nurses

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Want to know more about education for nurses? For all nurses working in eye hospitals worldwide! Please join our Community of Practice for Nurses on: Thursday February 9 – 01.00 PM CET Saturday May 20 – 02.00 PM CEST 11 October – 16 October – 17th Annual Meeting Thursday...

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WAEH Newsletter – Christmas 2022

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Call for Projects Interested in funding for a project? The WAEH can finance two to three projects per year with 7.500,- euro. You can use the following WAEH project format to send in your project proposal: WAEH project proposal.Round 1 – Deadline 31 January 2023– Incoming proposals...

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He Eye Specialist Hospital (HESH): new full WAEH member

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He Eye Specialist Hospital Group was founded by Dr He Wei, a professor, chief physician, doctor of medicine, and doctoral supervisor, who returned to his home country after finishing his overseas study. Vice President of the National Prevention of Blindness Technical Guidance Committee, Board member...

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A Flurry of Activity to Close Out The Year

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Dear friends and colleagues, It seems hard to believe that we are nearing the end of 2022. While we are still dealing with the effects of the pandemic, as this issue demonstrates that hasn’t stopped the impressive Wilmer team from pursuing their tripartite mission of education, research...

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Ophthalmic Aid to Eastern Europe (OAEE)

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As a consequence of the war in Ukraine, the need for ophthalmic medical supplies in Eastern Europe has never been greater. The charity OAEE aims to deliver donations to the Ophthalmology Department of Lviv Hospital and also to St. Spiridon Hospital in Iasi, Romania where displaced Ukrainian refugees...

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WAEH Newsletter – December 2022

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15 DecemberWEBINAR PHILANTROPHY 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...

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Lusaka Eye Hospital looking for equipment

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Sponsored member of the WAEH Lusaka Eye Hospital is a 40-bed eye specialist institution in the capital city of Lusaka, Zambia. It is one of the medical institutions run by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Zambia. The Southern Zambia Union Conference governs the hospital. However, between 2006...

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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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Four New Members WAEH

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The WAEH wishes the following four eye hospitals a warm welcome into the global network of eyehospitals! The four new hospitals are: Hôpital National des 15-20 from France, OPTY Eye hospital Chain from Brazil, Dharan Eye Specialist Hospital from Saudi Arabia and...

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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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