Ophthalmic Aid to Eastern Europe (OAEE) Bursaries 2024

OAEE assists young eye doctors from Eastern Europe to attend as observers in specialist clinics in the UK where a fee for observerships is charged. It also helps fund teaching visits by UK ophthalmologists to Eastern Europe and gives travel bursaries to ophthalmologists and orthoptists wishing to present papers at national and international eye congresses in the region.

WATCH EPISODE 7: Beyond 2020 with the Andean Medical Mission

In this episode, after shortly arriving back from working in Magdalena, Bolivia, Dave discusses five key points to finding the right patients and ensuring that they arrive at your clinic as early as possible into your campaign.

VisionSpring provides the first-ever vision screening for monks in the Dalai Lama’s community

681 members of the Dalai Lama’s community were screened by VisionSpring to assess whether they needed eyeglasses.

NHS Lothian donates ophthalmic equipment to Ukraine

Following the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, an NHS Lothian doctor has set his sights on distributing donations to his Eastern European counterparts.

Leading eye care charity Orbis celebrates Volunteers’ Week 2023

It’s Volunteers’ Week, and Orbis are celebrating the work of their expert Volunteer Faculty who are tackling preventable blindness around the world.