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In the lead up to our 2019’s Lecturing Tour, here are some highlights from our 2015 Lecturing Tour. Professor Eric Papas presented at two universities in Ghana (University of Cape Coast and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) and at the Ghanaian Optometric Association in Accra. His presentation included work published from the Tear Film...

The Optical Foundation has announced two winners of The Optical Foundation’s  Frans Oosterhof Travel Grant to attend the BCLA Conference in Manchester, UK in 2019: Miss Nutifafa Esther Senanu from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; and Mr Ebenezer Zaabaar from University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. The Frans Oosterhof Travel Grant is...

Ellen and Iris have landed in Ghana. They will soon be en route to Jachie to commence with comprehensive eye examinations on approximately 1000 children over the course of the next two weeks. Our funding requirements have not yet been met, but you can still donate to help support us with this project via https://onepercentclub.com/en/projects/eye-examination-in-rural-ghana....

It is with immense pleasure that The Optical Foundation introduces our newest board member Simone Stad. Simone is a Dutch optometrist and completed her Bachelor degree at the University of applied science in Utrecht. For her Master degree, she went to City University London, United Kingdom. She is a Fellow of the BCLA and lectured extensively at national and...