Empowerment through education is a powerful self-help tool, and allows local professionals to be the architects of their own professional development. We work on a “we will help you do it but won’t do it for you” basis. Ownership of any support we give remains local and offers the prospect of sustainable long term benefit.
We feel passionately that enhancing skills and increasing the numbers of ophthalmic personnel, particularly doctors and nurses, is an important way of reducing blindness in the world.
Through our current initiatives, we are helping to educate health care professionals in Africa and in the Far and Middle East and in the Caribbean.
The autumn was a busy time for the WSF with teaching through various initiatives in Africa. In Autumn 2016 Professor Janet Marsden and Mrs Jane Tapley conducted and ophthalmic nursing teaching to the current ophthalmic students at the nursing...Read more news