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HELPMESEE MADAGASCAR PROJECT LAUNCHES SIMULATION-BASED SURGICAL TRAINING CENTER TO END BACKLOG OF CATARACT BLINDNESS
In partnership with HelpMeSee, a New York based not-for-profit, Malagasy Ministry of Public Health, Malagasy Ministry of superior education, Malagasy Society of Ophthalmology and Polyclinique D’llafy have agreed to train 100 general practitioners to perform...
Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of the HelpMeSee Simulation-Based Training System that Leads to Fewer Errors in Real Life Cataract Surgery.
Cataract continues to be the world’s leading cause of Blindness in 2021, with 100 million visually impaired people. Of those, 17 million are bilaterally blind, and 83 million have moderate to severe vision loss. With cataract surgery, those blind and severely visually...
HelpMeSee, the not-for-profit global campaign to end cataract blindness, announces the appointment of Saro Jahani as President and CEO of HelpMeSee. He is also joining the Board of Directors. Mr. Jahani succeeds Jacob Mohan Thazahathu, who retired after ten years of...
Dr. Van Lansingh, HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer, Participates In United Nations “Vision for Everyone” Conference
On June 10, 2020, Dr. Van Lansingh, HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer, participated in a United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum virtual panel entitled "Vision for Everyone as a Catalyst for the Decade of Action." The meeting was convened by the Friends of Vision...
HelpMeSee and The Eye Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Launch Pilot for Innovative Simulation Training Program to Reduce Cataract Blindness in China
Today, HelpMeSee and Eye Hospital Wenzhou Medical University (EH-WMU) in China inaugurated the Sclerocorneal Tunnel Construction Course (STCC) to their first class of ophthalmology residents. STCC incorporates surgical skills instruction and practice utilizing two...
In China, many blind live in rural areas, but most of the eye doctors live in urban areas, which means most of the cataract patients cannot access treatment timely. According to statistics, there are approximately 17 million people in China suffering from moderate to...
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