Author: Alessandro Di Capua

Vision Aid Overseas’ New Online Learning Portal to Support Optometry Graduates in Zambia

Vision Aid Overseas (VAO) is delighted to be supporting Optometry Graduates in Zambia by funding a new online CPD learning portal. The interactive learning system, provided by online medical education provider, Synapse, will be available to graduates who have completed the three-year diploma in Optometry Technology at Chainama College of Health Sciences in Lusaka, which…

Global health partners call on G7 to tackle NTDs

A large group of neglected tropical disease (NTD) partners, individuals, institutions and related stakeholders have joined together to urge leaders from the Group of 7 (G7) major advanced economies (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States) to scale up investments to control and eliminate NTDs. NTDs are the most common…

Research grant by Prevent Blindness

2015 Joanne Angle Investigator Award – a research grant by Prevent Blindness Deadline: March 6, 2015 at 12pm Eastern The 2015 Joanne Angle Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Applications will be accepted in the following priority areas in adult vision, children’s vision, or eye injury:…

The L’OCCITANE Sight Award

The L’OCCITANE Foundation is involved in two fields of action: the support for the visually impaired and the promotion of women’s entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso. With an average annual budget of €1,000,000, it supports every year around 15 projects.  Supporting the Visually Impaired As L’OCCITANE is a sensorial brand, its Foundation works with the senses…