Category Archives: Public Health and Global Ophthalmology

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – International Symposium on Wartime Ophthalmic Trauma: Part II
May 31st, 2022

Date: June 11, 2022 Time: 11 AM – 1 PM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (US/CANADA) REGISTRATION DEADLINE:9 AM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIMEJune 10, 2022 We invite you to join us for this event focusing on a variety of general topics that will be of value to a broad spectrum of providers, from front line first responders to […]

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – International Symposium on Wartime Ophthalmic Trauma: Part I
Apr 21st, 2022

Date: May 7, 2022 Time: 11 AM – 1 PM EST (US/CANADA) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 6, 2022, 9am EST We invite you to join us for this event focusing on a variety of general topics that will be of value to a broad spectrum of providers, from front line first responders to first non-ophthalmic providers […]

The ICO shares the recent launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global guidelines to support women and newborns in the postnatal period
Apr 20th, 2022

Eye Care Embedded in New WHO Neonatal Care Guidelines The ICO shares the recent launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global guidelines to support women and newborns in the postnatal period. For the first time ever, eye care has been embedded in neonatal care guidelines, demonstrating the importance of access to high-quality vision care in […]

Webinar – Orbis: The World’s Only Flying Eye Hospital
Aug 6th, 2021

Date: August 12,2021 Time: 7:30pm EDT Topic: Orbis: The World’s Only Flying Eye Hospital Overview: In the second event of our Orbis Speaker Series, we’ll give you a sneak peek behind the scenes of the incredible Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, the world’s only fully accredited, state-of-the-art teaching hospital on board an airplane. You’ll learn how […]

Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
Jun 8th, 2021

June 3, 2021 Communiqué to health practitioners Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis afterCOVID-19 vaccination. Given the international reports and attention relating to myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, the Public Health Agency of Canada has prepared this communiqué that can be shared with your health practitioner networks or that can be used to inform […]

Public Health Agency of Canada information bulletin on VITT for health care providers
Apr 13th, 2021

April 2021 Since it began, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a highly dynamic situation. New developments in the pandemic have led to new evidence, which, in turn, have informed new or refined public health guidance. As you may know, Canadian public health guidance around the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has evolved in recent weeks, in part […]

CUGH Webinar- Preventing Blindness: A Global Health Challenge Vital to Achieving the SDGs
Mar 16th, 2021

Date: March 23, 2021 Time: 10:00am-11am EST Topic: Preventing Blindness: A Global Health Challenge Vital to Achieving the SDGs Globally, more than 1 Billion people have vision impairment that was preventable or has yet to be treated. This results in $Billions in lost productivity annually. However, it is a neglected global health challenge that can […]

CUGH Virtual Conference 2021- Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development
Mar 1st, 2021

Topic: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development Date: Virtual Conference March 12-14, 2021 Satellite Sessions: March 1-11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers
Feb 17th, 2021

The current edition of the tool kit includes information on the following topics: About COVID-19 Overview of Vaccines Authorized Vaccines Guidance Vaccine Safety Additional Resources Access Details COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers.