Daily Archives: October 8, 2020

HelpMeSee Launches Revolutionary Technology in Response to the Global Cataract Crisis

Not-for-profit campaign announces medical training breakthrough with its Eye Surgery Simulator NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HelpMeSee, the not-for-profit global campaign to end cataract blindness, today announced a landmark achievement in medical simulation training with the completion of its Eye Surgery Simulator. Equipped with sensory touch feedback and realistic virtual graphics, the HelpMeSee Eye […]

HelpMeSee lance une technologie révolutionnaire en réponse à la crise mondiale de la cataracte

Une campagne à but non lucratif annonce une percée dans la formation médicale avec son simulateur d’opération oculaire NEW YORK, 8 octobre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HelpMeSee, la campagne mondiale à but non lucratif visant à mettre fin à la cécité causée par la cataracte, a annoncé aujourd’hui une réalisation historique dans la formation à la simulation médicale avec […]

World Sight Day: An Opportunity to Refocus on Vision as a Global Priority

Good vision must be integral part of build-back strategy. DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On October 8, the Vision Impact Institute joins global vision organizations to emphasize the need for good vision as part of World Sight Day. The theme, Hope in Sight, provides a platform to create awareness about the importance of good […]

Freed Iranian Dissident in Good Mental State, Needs Medical Monitoring, Husband Says

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL – Iran has freed a prominent female dissident jailed since 2015, following a years-long campaign by international rights activists demanding an end to what they described as her unjust and cruel detention.Journalist and human rights…

Poet Louise Gluck Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

American poet Louise Glück has won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature.The Swedish Academy praised Glück’s “unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”Glück has published 12 poetry collections, and her p…

Mozambique: Over Two Thirds of Coronavirus Patients Have Recovered

Maputo — Well over two-thirds of all those infected by the coronavirus that causes the respiratory disease Covid-19 have made a full recovery, according to the Mozambican health authorities.A Health Ministry press release, issued on Wednesday, said tha…