Noticias Internacionales

World Sight Day (WSD) 2010

World Sight Day (WSD) is an international day of awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment. 2010 marks a mid-point in the 20-year initiative, and the theme of World Sight Day 2010 (WSD10) is Countdown to 2020

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DVD Aravind de Mantenimiento de Equipos oftalmológicos

Para ver un previsualización del Video hagla click en el el link de abajo. El DVD contiene tres idiomas Inglés, Francés y Español. Para una copia contacte a Mr.R.D.Thulasiraj http://www.aravind.org/specialityclinics/doctors/madurai/thulasiraj.htm

Aaravind DVD on Ophtalmic Equipment Maintenance

You can watch a preview by clicking on the video Below. The audio of the DVD is in three languagues: English, French and Spanish. If you want a copy please contact Mr.R.D.Thulasiraj http://www.aravind.org/specialityclinics/doctors/madurai/thulasiraj.htm

Aravind to receive $1.5 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

For more info read the following pdf: Aravind

The Stockholm Challenge 2010 Awards

Stockholm Challenge gives you a unique opportunity to boost the viability of your project, find new investors and expand your professional network.

The proven Stockholm Challenge Framework puts the most relevant and crucial aspects of your project to the test. The most promising projects will be nominated for the Stockholm Challenge Award. Selected by a jury comprising some of the foremost global IT-entrepreneurs, the most innovative and viable projects will be rewarded the Stockholm Challenge Award.

http://www.stockholmchallenge.org/stockholm-challenge-2010-awards

IAPB Board meeting

The IAPB Board meeting took place in Cairo a few weeks ago and the agenda covered operational issues as well as policies and strategies that would further advance the development of IAPB and help us reach the goals of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight by the year 2020. In the following pdf you can find more information.

Chair Letter

2009 António Champalimaud Vision Award

The recipient of the 2009 António Champalimaud Vision Award was Helen Keller International (HKI), for its outstanding achievements in preventing and fighting blindness in the developing world. In particular, its decades-long leadership in the global control of vitamin A deficiency – the leading cause of childhood blindness and a significant contributor to childhood mortality – has helped to save the sight and lives of millions of people around the world.

World Congress on Refractive Error 20-22 September. South Africa

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