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ICED Newsletter: June 2018

Dear all, Slightly late this month – but it has been one of those months! We are excited to launch the reports of our research on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the social protection programmes in Nepal and … Continue reading

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ICED Newsletter: May 2018

Dear All, Last month we had the launch of our project with Help Age International on the inclusion of older people with disabilities in humanitarian crises. We had a full house, so thanks to all of you who came along … Continue reading

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ICED Newsletter: April 2018

Dear all, Spring has sprung, and I hope that you are enjoying the emerging sunshine. We completed the first run of our online course on Global Health and Disability last month. More than 4000 people signed up, and we enjoyed … Continue reading

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ICED Newsletter: March 2018

Dear all, What a month we have had! We had a fabulous time at the international conference on Evidence in Global Disability and Health February 26-27, 2018 in Hyderabad, India. This conference was co-organised with PHFI, and supported by Humanity and … Continue reading

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Andrew Bastawrous to give keynote speech at the Commonwealth Service

Andrew Bastawrous from PEEK and CEHC will give the keynote speech at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on 12 March in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth. The service will be attended by Members … Continue reading

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ICED Newsletter: February 2018

Dear all, January went by in a flash, and now we are fully into 2018. Our MOOC (online course) on Global Disability and Health will launch on February 26, 2018. This is a three week online course, freely available, that … Continue reading

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Peek demo for Prince Harry

During a visit to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, he met Peek co-founder and CEO Andrew Bastawrous, who is also Assistant Professor in International Eye Health at the School, along with other members of the Peek team … Continue reading

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Newsletter #2, 30th June 2017

Click here to view the entire CEHC newsletter #2 or read it below. Welcome! Welcome to the latest Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium newsletter! As we pass the three-year mark in the lifetime of the Consortium, we reflect upon some of the positive … Continue reading

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Royal visit to Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium programmes in Malawi

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex marked Commonwealth Week by visiting a hospital and school in Malawi to see activities to end avoidable blindness and champion young leaders. The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium programmes are funded by The Queen … Continue reading

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CEHC Research Fellow Nyawira Mwangi leads public engagement day

Consortium Research Fellow Nyawira Mwangi recently co-ordinated a public engagement day on the theme of “Beat Diabetes”. The activity was held at the Kenya Medical Training College on the 7th April 2016, and was linked to her PhD research on diabetic retinopathy. The event … Continue reading

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