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[:en]The 2016 Optical Foundation Frans Oosterhof Travel Grant was awarded to Acheampong Oppong, who attended the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Conference in Montpellier, France. Acheampong is a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He will be graduating in summer 2017 and aspires to enter private optometric practice. “I believe being...

[:en]Early December 2015, The Optical Foundation and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) teamed up for another collaborative screening project in Essiam. Organized by Francis Wiredu one of UCC's students, this two day screening gave 11 optometry students the opportunity to conduct eye tests on 301 children (4 – 17 years of age), under supervision...

[:en]One of the highlights of 2015 was the Lecturing Tour that The Optical Foundation organized. We invited Professor Eric Papas to present at two universities (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 and...

[:nl]Ter gelegenheid van de gouden bruiloft van Jan en Gertie Timmermans-Kunnen hebben Jan en Gertie hun gasten gevraagd om in plaats van cadeautjes een donatie te doen aan The Optical Foundation en de Catholic Action for Street Children in Ghana. Jan, Gertie en hun gasten hebben 600 euro opgehaald voor The Optical Foundation! Iedereen ontzettend...

In May 2015 The Optical Foundation entered into a video competition from “Campus Travel” in Australia to win a Travel Grant. Unfortunately we didn’t win, but we did produce an amazing video about our work in Ghana and our future plans. All our videos are produced free of charge by the LimeStone Group. The video can...