Dr. Vinay from the Suraj Eye Institute met with us online to present and tell us all about the Institute’s wonderful work and ambitions! We’d like to invite all of our WAEH members to a one-on-one meeting with our new chair Anders Boman! Register for the WAEH Chair Talks with Anders Boman via this form.
Meeting with the Suraj Eye Institute
The Suraj Eye institute has improved over a million lives since their inauguration in 2002. They have performed cataract surgeries for 25.000 patients, done special procedures for 10.000 patients and served more than a 1000 villages and trained one thousand community health workers. They encourage and promote cooperation between all departments and Instill in everyone that every activity is vital and no department is paramount. Their key values are to always be transparent with their patients and they strife to never compromise Eye Care quality.
A New Suraj Eye Institute will be build in MIHAN, Nagpur!
Light to lives project
“India is the second most populous country in the world and home to over 20% of the world blind population. Unfortunately, India is also home to the largest number of women and men suffering from cataract in any one country.” The Suraj Eye Institute created the “light to lives” project to reach out to the rural poor communities in Nagpur, Bhandara and Gondia. “Literally to create vision where non existed.”
Central India KidSight – Partners with OrBis
Their flagship program was created in partnership with ORBIS. As a partner member, they’ve reached out to more than 200.000 children! They assessed their Vitamin 2 prevalence, visual impairment and neeld for glasses. The Suraj Eye Institute a fine paediatric eye care center and program to provide sight for children, from the most backward villages and districts of Vidharba.
The Nagpur Million Project
1.2 Million – 50% of Nagpur’s population lives in slums. With no access to the most basic eyecare, The Project reaches out to these communities about 16 times a month, offering refraction, cataract surgery and glasses and checking blood sugar levels and blood pressure.
Their future quality improvement initiatives
The Suraj Eye Institute has done amazing things and they’ve assisted in many rural and poor communities across India. They’re always aiming to give high quality eye care and support their patients. They have prepared a list to fulfill this goal, which includes incorporating more patient feedback, better HR records, better reporting procedures, more safety rounds and a greater awareness of Biomedical Waste Management!
WAEH Newsletter – March 2021
WAEH Webinar: Thursday 25 March WAEH Webinar: New Injection Facility Intravitreal Injections Time: 06:00 AM Ann Arbor, Baltimore11.00 AM London12.00 AM Stockholm, Rotterdam19.00 PM – Singapore, Kuala Lumpur22.00 PM – Melbourne In these extremely challenging and difficult times, Ophthalmology teams all around the globe, have worked extremely hard to deliver ophthalmology care to their patients, […]
The WAEH welcomes two New Members! The University Eye Clinic (Maastricht, The Netherlands) Full Member The Maastricht University Clinic for Ophthalmology aims to provide complete ophthalmic care available at an academic level to all residents of South Limburg, The Netherlands. The starting point is that the care should come to the patient as much as […]
Hosted by The WAEH Did you miss the previous Schwartz Round? This year there will also be a LIVE Schwartz Round! Thursday 3 dec was the first online LIVE Schwartz Round. Our panel members Nima Ghadiri, Consultant in Uveitis at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Great Ormond Street, UK, Shannon Joseph, Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology, Kellog […]
25 March 2021 Webinar | Organising an Intravitreal Injection Facility
Hosted by The WAEH, with Speakers from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (UK) In these extremely challenging and difficult times, Ophthalmology teams all around the globe, have worked extremely hard to deliver ophthalmology care to their patients, in the safest and most innovative ways. The Moorfields South Division team At Moorfields, the South Division Team, responsible for […]
Rebecca Osborne is a graphic recorder or live visual artist. Working at events and conferences, she captures the key messages of the event live on a huge piece of paper. The finished visual becomes a focus point for the audience, allowing further conversation, reflection and interaction. Below an overview of the Graphic reports from the […]