Tackling Diabetic Retinopathy in the occupied Palestinian territories

Lead researcher for Diabetic Retinopathy
Organisation: St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group

On World Diabetes Day, Dr Nahed Mikki, lead researcher for Diabetic Retinopathy in St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group and Marie-Claire Boyle, Communications Specialist write about their programmes tackling Diabetic Retinopathy in the occupied Palestinian territories. Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is one of the fastest growing eye health epidemics worldwide, and poses a strategic problem…

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…