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Dec 03, 2017, 22:24 ET Dr. M.S. Ravindra receives inaugural Excellence in MSICS award from ISMSICS

The International Society of Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS) has named Dr. M.S. Ravindra as the first recipient of the Dr. Jatin Shah...


Dec 02, 2017, 14:27 ET Appasamy named as recipient of Excellence in Ophthalmic Manufacturing Award at Comprehensive Cataract Conference

During a ceremony at the Comprehensive Cataract Conference (CCC), the International Society of Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS)...


Dec 02, 2017, 13:19 ET Dr. Strauss receives Albert Lee Ueltschi Award for Simulation in Ophthalmology from ISMSICS

Dr. Glenn Strauss, cataract specialist and Chief Subject Matter Expert at HelpMeSee, has been named by The International Society of Manual Small...


Dec 01, 2017, 13:58 ET HelpMeSee and ISMSICS Sign Multi-year Agreement to Promote Cataract Surgery

HelpMeSee has signed a 5-year agreement with The International Society of Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS) to become a global...


Nov 21, 2017, 14:56 ET HelpMeSee To Demonstrate Eye Surgical Simulator at Comprehensive Cataract Conference 2017

The International Society of Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS) and HelpMeSee jointly announce a series of events for the upcoming...


Jun 15, 2017, 13:04 ET HelpMeSee Names George Brady as Chief of Simulator Operations

HelpMeSee is pleased to announce that George Brady has joined the organization as Chief of Simulator Operations. In this role, Mr. Brady will...


May 01, 2017, 15:17 ET El Dr. Lansingh recibe el Premio Humanitario Benjamin F. Boyd 2017 que otorga la PAAO

El Dr. Van Charles Lansingh, Director Médico de HelpMeSee para América Latina, fue seleccionado por la Asociación Panamericana de Oftalmología...


May 01, 2017, 15:17 ET Dr. Lansingh recebe o "Prêmio Humanitário Benjamin F. Boyd de 2017" da PAAO

O CMO (chief medical officer) para a América Latina da HelpMeSee, Dr. Van Charles Lansingh, foi distinguido pela Associação Pan-americana de...


Apr 28, 2017, 13:57 ET Dr. Lansingh receives the 2017 Benjamin F. Boyd Humanitarian Award from PAAO

Dr. Van Charles Lansingh, Chief Medical Officer for Latin America at HelpMeSee, has been selected by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology...


Jun 22, 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...


Mar 21, 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...


Mar 21, 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...


Mar 17, 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...


Mar 03, 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...


Feb 13, 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...


Feb 12, 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...


Oct 09, 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...


Jan 30, 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...


Jan 28, 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...


Nov 24, 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...


Nov 19, 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...


Nov 13, 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...


Oct 17, 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...


Sep 08, 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...


Aug 08, 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...