Press Release from Clearly
THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER [WORLD SIGHT DAY] LONDON: On World Sight Day, Vula Mobile, a healthcare app, has won a global hunt for the best innovations to help the whole world see, receiving a share of a $250,000 USD prize
A revolutionary app connecting primary healthcare workers in remote areas with on-call specialists has been awarded the inaugural Clearly Vision Prize, a competition to accelerate the ventures tackling the number one unaddressed disability in the world – poor vision.
Dr. Van Charles Lansingh, HelpMeSee’s Chief Medical Officer for Latin America, has been selected by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) as this year’s winner of the International Blindness Prevention Award.
The value of leaving no one behind
The Disability and Development Group of Bond, the UK membership body for organisations working in international development, has produced a paper making the case for inclusive and equitable considerations to be a core component of Value for Money (VfM) assessments.
The Champalimaud Foundation is inviting nominations and applications for the €1 million 2017 António Champalimaud Vision Award.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Vision for a Nation Foundation (VFAN) a $395,000 grant to fund eye care for 5,000 communities across Rwanda.
This is part of VFAN’s unprecedented outreach programme to deliver eye care to 100% of Rwanda’s 15,000 local communities.