News from HelpMeSee A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Oct 09, 2015, 10:19 ET
A HelpMeSee outreach partner interviews a patient near Banjul, The Gambia using the HelpMeSee Reach app for community health screening.

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...

Sep 23, 2015, 16:17 ET
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HelpMeSee Expands Leadership Team to Prepare for Simulation-based Surgical Training

In preparation for the launch of its simulation-based training programs in cataract surgery, HelpMeSee has expanded its leadership team with new...

Aug 13, 2015, 14:26 ET
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HelpMeSee Wins Eleven Stevie® Awards In The 2015 International Business Awards

HelpMeSee was recognized with eleven different Stevie Awards in the 12th Annual International Business Awards, whose results were announced...

Aug 06, 2015, 09:24 ET
Nearly two-thirds of all blindness in Madagascar is due to cataract largely because of the country's isolation and limited healthcare.

HelpMeSee Reaches 200,000 Surgeries With Madagascar Campaign Launch

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has now supported 200,000 cataract surgeries globally since 2012. The campaign's...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:30 ET
A young patient after a successful cataract surgery in Guwahati, India.

HelpMeSee Wins Three Awards at the 34th Annual New England Direct Marketing Association Awards for Creative Excellence Show

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to end cataract blindness, was recognized with three awards at the 34th Annual NEDMA (New England Direct...

May 11, 2015, 13:00 ET
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HelpMeSee Wins Five Recognitions from Hermes Creative Awards

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, was recognized with five separate awards for creative marketing, video and...

Apr 22, 2015, 13:00 ET
HelpMeSee staff and partners train a community health worker on the GIS-GPS app near Chitrakoot, India.

HelpMeSee Successfully Tests GIS-GPS App To Assist in Eliminating Cataract Blindness

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has successfully tested a pre-release version of its GIS-GPS app for community...

Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 ET
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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...

Jan 28, 2015, 15:00 ET
A preview of the HelpMeSee MSICS Surgical Simulator, developed by HelpMeSee, MOOG, InSimo, SenseGraphics and PilotFish.

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...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:16 ET
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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...

Nov 19, 2014, 15:07 ET
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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...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:45 ET
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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...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:54 ET
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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...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:51 ET
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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...

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

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

Jul 29, 2014, 15:18 ET
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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...

May 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
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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...

May 20, 2014, 09:34 ET
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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...

May 02, 2014, 16:23 ET
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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...

Dec 31, 2013, 13:41 ET
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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...