Tag: opening-and-closing-ceremonies

Cataract BOOST Global Launch – New smartphone app aims to improve cataract surgical outcomes around the world

A global consortium of leading eye health organisations have launched a new app to help improve cataract surgical outcomes, especially for people in low resource settings. BOOST (Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool), a simple, free and easy-to-use app to help surgeons monitor and improve cataract surgical outcomes was launched at the World Ophthalmology Congress in…

Inauguration of Seeing is Believing – Scope “Retinopathy of Prematurity” Project Aravind-Tirunelveli, 2017

“Seeing is Believing” programme was established by Standard Chartered Bank in collaboration with leading eye care organizations with the objective of contributing to sight restoration and eye health care. With the support of Standard Chartered Global Business Solutions Ltd (formerly known as Scope), the department of Retina and Paediatric Ophthalmology have taken a new initiative…

Orbis China

An impressive Opening Ceremony was held in Beijing to open newest “Seeing is Believing” project. Working with Orbis new partners, the National Prevention of Blindness Committee and Chinese Ophthalmology Society will focus on training rural, county level eye-care teams. This project was requested directly by the Bureau of Medical Administration (MOH) to address objectives in…