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Monday, October 23, 2017

Advocacy

Vision Researchers Educate Capitol Hill about Chronic Dry Eye

On February 15th, the WEH.org and Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) cosponsored a US congressional briefing regarding advances and treatment for chronic dry eye diseases--a growing health problem. WEH.org Executive Committee member Janine Smith (NIH), WEH.org Advisory Board member Kelly Nichols (Ohio State Univ) and James Jorkasky of NAEVER/AEVR spoke to Congressional members and staff. The following is a link to the best press release found on the NAEVR/AEVR website. 

Task Force Formed to Fight Preventable Blindness in Women (PDF)

In a press release dated November 04, 2003, the Women’s Eye Health.org announced their upcoming symposium “Improving Women’s Eye Health: Strategies to Address the Greater Burden of generic prescriptions propecia weekly Blindness Among Women,” to be held at the Harvard Club of Boston on November 7, 2003.

First International Conference on Women and Blindness (PDF)

In January 2003, we released two public service announcements asking women to (1) protect their vision and (2) to protect the vision of their family members.

PSA, Protect Your Vision (PDF)

PSA, Protect Family’s Vision (PDF)

 

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