Author: Marie-Claire Boyle

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Marketing and Events Officer
Organisation: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group

Ophthalmic Nurses Play Crucial Role in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Marketing and Events Officer
Organisation: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group

St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group has been working to end preventable blindness in the occupied Palestinian territories for 137 years. Throughout our history, in one of the world’s most politically unstable regions, one constant has been the steadfast dedication of our medical and nursing staff.  Over 200 nurses have been trained through our…

Eye Health in Palestine: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital

Marketing and Events Officer
Organisation: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group

In February 2018 St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group (SJEHG) joined the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness. We are excited to join this important network of the world’s leading figures in the fight against preventable blindness. Our Origins SJEHG have been leading this fight in Palestine since 1882, when we were established in…

Glaucoma awareness and treatment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Marketing and Events Officer
Organisation: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group

For World Glaucoma Week, Marie-Claire Boyle from St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group on glaucoma awareness and treatment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Glaucoma, “the silent thief of sight”, can permanently rob a person’s sight before they have even begun to notice symptoms. This is part of the reason why in the United Kingdom…