Film: A life with Sight

Communications Manager
Organisation: The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is releasing its new film, A Life With Sight to mark World Prematurity Day on November 17. The film tells the story of Dr Subhadra Jalali (an ROP and retina specialist at IAPB member, L V Prasad Eye Institute) – a world-class ophthalmologist, mother and mentor – who has led the…

Un Logro Mas Para ROP: Plan Nacional De Deteccion Y Manejo De La Retinopatia Del Prematuro en México

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

El 3 de junio de 2014, por decreto presidencial se creó el Consejo Nacional para la Prevención y Tratamiento de las Enfermedades Visuales, cuyo objetivo sería la prevención y eliminación de la ceguera y la discapacidad visual evitable, encabezado por la Dra. Mercedes Juan, en ese tiempo Secretaria de Salud. Se propusieron 10 estrategias, dentro…

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…

Romania’s first ROP Workshop

VISION 2020 Workshop Programme Manager
Organisation: ICEH

I am just back from Bucharest where IAPB supported the first national Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) symposium. This is part of the IAPB ROP programme for Russia and Eastern Europe which is funded by Eye Samaritans International, our newest IAPB member. IAPB had been asked by the host, Dr Cristina Nitulescu to support her to…