Preventing ROP in Eastern Europe

Organisation: Eye Samaritans International

On World/Universal Children’s Day, Alan Richards, Eye Samaritans International on how they are preventing ROP in Eastern Europe… Half of the children without sight in Russia and Eastern Europe are blind because of Retinopathy of Prematurity – a treatable condition. At Eye Samaritans International, we advocate for ROP treatment in nine Eastern European countries by educating…

Today is World Prematurity Day : VISION 2020 Workshops and ROP

VISION 2020 Workshop Programme Manager
Organisation: ICEH

On World Prematurity Day, Robin Percy, Workshops Programme Manager writes about the work of IAPB and its members on ROP. IAPB has been able to support Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) programmes in Russia and Eastern Europe, with support from the Eye Samaritans International. Alan Richards, the Founder of Eye Samaritans International, is committed to preventing…

Learning to improve treatment of ROP in Russia

Dr Makarov Vsevolod Sergeevich, an anesthesiologist working in Neonatal Intensive care Unit, writes about the lessons he learnt from attending the third congress on the transport of high-risk neonates. I am an anesthesiologist working in the delivery room and the NICU at the Sverdlovsk Regional Children’s Hospital in Yekaterinburg, Russia. One of my roles is to arrange…