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22 Jun, 2016, 18:16 ET HelpMeSee Chosen as Winner of 6th Annual Classy Awards

HelpMeSee has been selected among the top 10 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2016 at the 6th annual Classy Awards, in...


21 Mar, 2016, 14:04 ET HelpMeSee Names Gerry McRae as Chief Operating Officer

HelpMeSee, the global campaign to end cataract blindness, announces the appointment of Gerry McRae as Chief Operating Officer. A veteran of the...


21 Mar, 2016, 05:00 ET HelpMeSee rejoint le Ministère de la Santé Malgache et l'Association Lions Sight First Madagascar dans la lutte contre la cécité par Cataracte à Madagascar

 Un nouvel accord tripartite entre l'organisation HelpMeSee, l'Association Lions Sight First Madagascar (LSFM) et le Ministère de la Santé malgache...


17 Mar, 2016, 09:30 ET HelpMeSee Joins the Malagasy Ministry of Health and Lions Sight First Madagascar to Eliminate Cataract Blindness Nationwide in Madagascar

A new agreement between the Malagasy Ministry of Health, HelpMeSee, and Lions Sight First Madagascar (LSFM) will expand access to quality cataract...


03 Mar, 2016, 10:00 ET HelpMeSee Launches Pediatric Cataracts Outreach and Mapping in Peru with Support of USAID

In partnership with Instituto Damos Vision (IDV) and with support from USAID's Child Blindness Program, HelpMeSee is launching a comprehensive...


13 Feb, 2016, 14:39 ET Lions Health Foundation Alibag and HelpMeSee lead the way to Eliminate Cataract Blindness in Maharashtra, India

HelpMeSee and the Lions Health Foundation Alibag, India have launched a partnership to end cataract blindness, the leading cause of vision loss in...


12 Feb, 2016, 13:00 ET Lions Health Foundation Alibag and HelpMeSee lead the way to Eliminate Cataract Blindness in Maharashtra, India

HelpMeSee and the Lions Health Foundation Alibag, India have launched a partnership to end cataract blindness, the leading cause of vision loss in...


09 Oct, 2015, 10:19 ET HelpMeSee Launches Campaign in The Gambia to Celebrate World Sight Day 2015

 In 1986, with only one ophthalmologist to deal with a cataract burden of 5,500 blind persons, the West African country of The Gambia...


30 Jan, 2015, 11:00 ET HelpMeSee Names Dr. Van Charles Lansingh Medical Officer, Latin America

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has named Dr. Van Charles Lansingh as Medical Officer, Latin America. In this...


28 Jan, 2015, 15:00 ET Pilotfish Design of HelpMeSee MSICS Proficiency Training Simulator Wins Good Industrial Design 2014 Award

HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – proudly shares the work of the Pilotfish design team as they are...


24 Nov, 2014, 08:16 ET HelpMeSee Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement To Encourage Spending With A Purpose

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to cure cataract blindness - has joined #GivingTuesday, with a Global Ambassador Video Search contest, a...


19 Nov, 2014, 15:07 ET HelpMeSee Welcomes Matt Kupec As Vice President Of Development And Marketing

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate blindness caused by treatable cataract, announces that Matt Kupec has been appointed Vice...


13 Nov, 2014, 10:45 ET HelpMeSee Names Jon Pollack Chief of Training Operations

 HelpMeSee is pleased to announce that Jon Pollack, former Director of Training Courseware and Business Development at FlightSafety...


17 Oct, 2014, 10:54 ET HelpMeSee & Columbia University's Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute Held Landmark Grand Rounds During World Sight Day

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – and Columbia University's Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute joined...


08 Sep, 2014, 10:51 ET HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer Co-Authors Compelling Manuscript On MSICS Simulation For Addressing Global Cataract Blindness

HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Glenn Strauss and Dr. Ajay Singh, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas School of...


08 Aug, 2014, 10:41 ET HelpMeSee & Cornerstone Assistance Showcase MSICS In Texas

HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – and the Cornerstone Assistance Network – a nonprofit providing...


29 Jul, 2014, 15:18 ET HelpMeSee Helps Create Cataract Backlog Free Zone in India

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate blindness due to cataract – and Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya (SNC), Shri Sadguru Seva...


29 May, 2014, 11:00 ET Trafigura Foundation Supports HelpMeSee Campaign to Eliminate Blindness Caused by Cataracts

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate blindness caused by cataracts – today announced a strategic, collaborative partnership...


20 May, 2014, 09:34 ET HelpMeSee Launches Campaign To Eliminate Cataract Blindness In Africa

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – today announced its cataract elimination expansion campaign to...


02 May, 2014, 16:23 ET HelpMeSee Honors Women Around The World On Mother's Day

Throughout the world, untreated cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, making up 51% of all cases. Approximately 22 million people are...


31 Dec, 2013, 13:41 ET HelpMeSee Rings In The New Year With 100K Cataract Surgery Milestone

2014 Brings Major Milestone for Cataract Treatment Program HelpMeSee – a campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – today reported...


10 Oct, 2013, 17:11 ET HelpMeSee Celebrates World Sight Day By Successfully Testing Leading Edge Virtual Cataract Eye Surgery Simulator

MANUAL SMALL INCISION CATARACT SURGICAL SIMULATOR PROOF OF CONCEPT EVIDENCES SUCCESS  In recognition of World Sight Day, HelpMeSee...


23 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET HelpMeSee Selects Moog to Develop a Leading Edge Virtual Reality Eye Surgery Simulator

HelpMeSee has achieved a significant milestone in medical simulation by successfully testing virtual reality surgical training simulators as a...


11 Apr, 2013, 16:58 ET Breakthrough in Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation

Legacy of Aviation Safety Pioneer Inspires Application of Flight Simulation Principles to Medicine Early Stage Prototype Simulator Presented to...


03 Apr, 2013, 16:39 ET Campaign To Reduce Endemic Blindness In Developing World Has Promise, RAND Study Says

Use of high-fidelity simulators to train cataract surgeons in developing nations could dramatically cut the prevalence of blindness around the...