Around the World 2022 #glaucomaweek



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WGW-2022 activity overview per month


Jan 2022

  • Education et sensibilisation sur le glaucome – Bujumbura , Burundi

    01/01/2022 - 01/01/2023
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education(ACDE)
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with a high prevalence in the black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi


  • DR Ahmed – Mogadishu, Somalia

    06/01/2022
    Organized by: somaliblindunion
    Awareness
    The Somali Blind Union (SBU) was established in 3rd February 2021. It is the first national organization representing blind and partially sighted people across Somalia. It is organized and managed by inspired medical doctors as well as people with visual impairment. It aims to seek the rights of blind and…


  • Creating Awareness of Glaucoma amongst Allied Health Professional Students – Coimbatore, India

    06/01/2022 - 01/01/2023
    Organized by: Glaucoma Clinic
    Awareness
    Allied Health Professionals (Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists) are an important group of health care providers who provide care to the elderly population in whom glaucoma is also prevalent. Creating awareness amongst the student population of allied health professionals will help them to add value to the service they would be…


  • DR Ahmed – Mogadishu, Somalia

    07/01/2022
    Organized by: somaliblindunion
    Awareness
    The Somali Blind Union (SBU) was established in 3rd February 2021. It is the first national organization representing blind and partially sighted people across Somalia. It is organized and managed by inspired medical doctors as well as people with visual impairment. It aims to seek the rights of blind and…


  • DR Ahmed – Mogadishu, Somalia

    08/01/2022
    Organized by: somaliblindunion
    Awareness
    The Somali Blind Union (SBU) was established in 3rd February 2021. It is the first national organization representing blind and partially sighted people across Somalia. It is organized and managed by inspired medical doctors as well as people with visual impairment. It aims to seek the rights of blind and…


  • DR Ahmed – Mogadishu, Somalia

    09/01/2022
    Organized by: somaliblindunion
    Awareness
    The Somali Blind Union (SBU) was established in 3rd February 2021. It is the first national organization representing blind and partially sighted people across Somalia. It is organized and managed by inspired medical doctors as well as people with visual impairment. It aims to seek the rights of blind and…


  • DR Ahmed – Mogadishu, Somalia

    10/01/2022
    Organized by: somaliblindunion
    Awareness
    The Somali Blind Union (SBU) was established in 3rd February 2021. It is the first national organization representing blind and partially sighted people across Somalia. It is organized and managed by inspired medical doctors as well as people with visual impairment. It aims to seek the rights of blind and…


Feb 2022




  • Creating Awareness of Glaucoma amongst Allied Health Professional Students – Coimbatore, India

    03/02/2022 - 29/01/2023
    Organized by: Glaucoma Clinic
    Awareness
    Allied Health Professionals (Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists) are an important group of health care providers who provide care to the elderly population in whom glaucoma is also prevalent. Creating awareness amongst the student population of allied health professionals will help them to add value to the service they would be…


  • Glaucoma TV talk – ,

    03/02/2022
    Organized by: Rotary Club Manipal
    Media coverage
    A TV interview was organized by Rotary Club Manipal and UChannel wherein Dr. Neetha K.I.R Shared information about Glaucoma. This was to educate the public about how glaucoma is usually an asymptomatic disease and urging them to be proactive and get their eyes tested. Information about World Glaucoma Week was…




  • Blindfold Nasi Lemak Challenge – ,

    18/02/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Malaysian Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    #blindfoldnasilemakchallenge is a Facebook challenge where participants need to record a video of themselves eating a small packet of nasi lemak, with a blindfold on. They have to finish your nasi lemak within 3 minutes


  • Cherish Your Moment Facebook Challenge – ,

    18/02/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Malaysian Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    #cherishyourmomentchallenge is a Facebook challenge campaign where the participants need to choose a picture that they cherish the most and blur out the entire image or just a part of it before uploading the photo. This awareness activity aims to simulate what is it like if all those special moments…


  • Le glaucome à Lubumbashi – ,

    21/02/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Service d’Ophtalmologie, Cliniques universitaires de Lubumbashi
    Awareness
    Sensibilisation des populations sur le glaucome et l’importance du contrôle régulier auprès d’un ophtalmologiste!


  • Le glaucome à Lubumbashi, RDC – Lubumbashi , Democratic Republic of the Congo

    21/02/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Le Service d’Ophtalmologie des Cliniques Universitaires de Lubumbashi
    Awareness
    Parlez du glaucome à la population en Dr termes simples et conscientisez sur l’importance des contrôles ophtalmologiques



  • Le glaucome à Lubumbashi, RDC – Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    22/02/2022 - 31/03/2022
    Organized by: Le Service d’Ophtalmologie des Cliniques Universitaires de Lubumbashi
    Awareness
    Parler du glaucome à la population, aux entreprises, églises, écoles. Faire connaître la maladie aux gens et espérer les instruire au maximum


Mar 2022

  • 2022 WGW activities around Africa compiled by Glaucoma Africa – ,

    01/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmologists all over Africa
    Other
    Remarkable video (collated by Glaucoma Africa, an initiative of Dr. Nkiru Kizor-Akaraiwe - Governor for Africa, World Glaucoma Association) showing a little glimpse into the fantastic effort of Ophthalmologists all over Africa in combatting the silent thief of sight "GLAUCOMA" during the 2022 World Glaucoma Week (WGW).


  • Dépistages offerts – Lausanne, Switzerland

    01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022
    Organized by: Swiss Visio Network
    Screening event
    Dans le cadre de la semaine internationale du glaucome du 6 au 12 mars 2022, Swiss Visio souhaite sensibiliser le grand public à la problématique du glaucome. Avec cette maladie, la prévention est le meilleur atout et c'est pourquoi des tests de dépistage gratuits sont proposés dans différents centres Swiss…


  • EYE Believe... – Auckland, New Zealand

    01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma New Zealand
    Awareness
    Glaucoma NZ’s annual Glaucoma Awareness Month kicks off on 01 March to include World Glaucoma Week. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of glaucoma research, educating Kiwis about glaucoma, and promoting regular eye heath checks for those aged over 45. It is a positive affirmation to engage everyone in…



  • ¡Creando conciencia sobre el glaucoma! – Caracas, Venezuela

    01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022
    Organized by: Unidad Oftalmológica González Sirit
    Awareness
    Entrega de lazos verdes a nuestros pacientes y colaboradores, animándolos a usarlos durante todo el mes de marzo: el Mes del Glaucoma en Venezuela. Colocación de afiches e infografía sobre el glaucoma en nuestras salas de espera. Concientizar a la población mediante campaña informativa sobre el glaucoma a través de…




  • Press meet – Tirunelveli, India

    03/03/2022
    Organized by: Aravind eye Hospital, Tirunelveli
    Media coverage
    Press meet was held on 03.03.2022. Dr. Mohideen - Chief Glaucoma services, Dr. Meenakshi - Chief Medical officer, Aravind Eye Hospital, Dr. Devendra Maheshwari - Senior Glaucoma consultant gave a message on Early detection and management of glaucoma, family glaucoma screening awareness and how to prevent blindness due to glaucoma.…


  • Light-up in green. Facade of the Ophthalmology Department, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital UANL. – Monterrey, Mexico

    04/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon (UANL), Mexico.
    Awareness
    During World Glaucoma Week, our Ophthalmology Department will be light-up in green. This will help us to start a conversation with everyone who sees the change in illumination about what is glaucoma and how to prevent it. Simultaneously the Ophthalmology Department will be open to the public to participate in…


  • Free Intraocular Eye Pressure (IOP) measurements every FRIDAY during March 2022 – Riga, Latvia

    04/03/2022 - 25/03/2022
    Organized by: Latvian American Eye Center Ltd
    Screening event
    When was the last time you checked your intraocular eye pressure (IOP)? We encourage everyone after the age of 40 to check IOP yearly, especially if you have a family history of Glaucoma. Other activities during MARCH – GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH at Latvian American Eye Center include: During March 2022…




  • Glaucoma awareness Post – MUMBAI, India

    05/03/2022 - 16/03/2022
    Organized by: R & R EYE CARE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    This is information post for our Glaucoma patients.


  • Light-up in GREEN - Busan ON Hospital – busan, South Korea

    05/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) 2022 World Glaucoma Week Activities – G. R. A., Enugu, Nigeria

    05/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital)
    Public educational
    The Eye Specialists Hospital (TESH) had six radio programs on five different radio stations during the 2022 World Glaucoma Week to educate the public on glaucoma, the need for glaucoma eye screening as a preventive measure and the consequence of not checking one's eyes for glaucoma. Our Consultant Ophthalmologists spoke…





  • Awareness – Srinagar , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Post Graduate Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar
    Awareness
    Seminar and public awareness programmes were conducted by Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar


  • Awareness, Screeing and Patient/Doctor public campaign – Lusaka , Zambia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ministry of Health and Zambia Ophthalmological Society
    Awareness
    This year we are enhancing awareness of glaucoma the awareness campaigns via print and electronic media across the country. Screening activities in many eye units and communities. And for the first time, we will have a public engagement between patients, ophthalmologists and government officials to raise glaucoma awareness and hear…


  • Be Glaucoma aware – Ilorin, Nigeria

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Association of Nigerian Dispensing Opticians, Kwara State Chapter
    Awareness
    It's an online awareness which will hold on Twitter and Instagram @ANDO_KWARA




  • CME meeting – Colombo, Sri Lanka

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Other
    A Clinical meeting “Glaucoma - is not straightforward” for the Consultant Ophthalmologists and Post Graduate trainees at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. This CME Meeting conducted by Dr. B.K. Nayak President Elect: All India Ophthalmological Society Vice President: Glaucoma Society of India Dr. Dilruwani Aryasingha Consultant Ophthalmologist Golden Key EYE & ENT…




































  • Croatian National Campaign Detect and Treat Glaucoma – Zagreb, Croatia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Referral center for Glaucoma Ministry of Health Republic of Croatia
    Awareness
    The Referral center for Glaucoma Ministry of Health the Republic of Croatia organizes: 2022 WGW Croatian National Campaign Detect and Treat Glaucoma in 25 Croatian Cities which includes events to stimulate awareness of Glaucoma: Education Brochures About Glaucoma, Lectures, Screening exams, Media; Radio and Tv shows. Activity Croatia lights up…




  • Doctor's Talk – shimoga, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Shimoga
    Public educational
    Doctor's interview by Dr.Kamala by Sankara Eye Hospital ,would be broadcasted for 30mins through Radio.


  • Doctor's Talk – JAIPUR, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Jaipur
    Public educational
    A video of a Doctor from Sankara Eye Hospital, speaking on Glaucoma related eye problems will be uploaded in social media platforms for awareness


  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    06/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…



  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.


  • Glaucoma Australia Treat Your Eyes 7 Sights in 7 Days Challenge – Artarmon, Australia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Australia
    Awareness
    Let’s take glaucoma blindness out of the picture Join us on our sight-saving mission for World Glaucoma Week (6-12 March). By taking part you’ll not only raise vital funds for specialised patient support services that improve treatment outcomes and prevent vision loss, but you’ll also spread the word on how…



  • Glaucoma awareness and Screening camp – Visakhapatnam, India

    06/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: GITAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH
    Awareness
    Organised Glaucoma awareness camp and screening in the Ophthalmic OPD of GIMSR from 6th to 12th March 2022. Created awreness among paramedics, UG students, PG students Nursing students, and other health workers regarding Glaucoma and its screening. our motto is to daignose the Glaucoma at the early stage to save…


  • Glaucoma awareness Camp – VISAKHAPATNAM, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: GITAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH
    Awareness
    GLAUCOMA awareness camp conducted in the out patient department. Glaucoma campaigning done to the UG, PG students, Paramedics, Nursing students to create awareness about Glaucoma. Glaucoma Brochures distributed to the patient attendants.






  • Glaucoma awareness posters at the Istanbul airport – Istanbul, Turkey

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Turkish Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    Glaucoma awareness posters placed at the entrance and exit areas of the Istanbul airport which is one of the busiest airport in the world.


  • Glaucoma awareness video at the Istanbul public transportation – Istanbul, Turkey

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Turkish Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma Society
    Video
    Glaucoma awareness video which created by Turkish Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma Society will play in all public transportation vehicles(metro, buses etc.).


  • Glaucoma Awareness video for social media – ,

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Narayana Nethralaya
    Video
    We have made a short video for Glaucoma awareness which has been shared on our social media (Instagram and Youtube). It has received over 1000 views on Instagram and has been re-shared by several users. We hope our video helps create awareness for Glaucoma via social media.




  • Health Campaign – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Undaan Eye Hospital
    Awareness
    We distribute some brochure, banner, and, build an selfie spot on this World Glaucoma Week 2022 to educate people about how important is to get your eyes tested to prevents blindness from glaucoma.


  • Information Campaign on Facebook – Makati, Philippines

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Philippine Glaucoma Society/ Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
    Media coverage
    The Philippine Glaucoma Society will be posting answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Glaucoma through the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology's social media page on Facebook.


  • Lecture for Glaucoma Patients – Tokyo, Japan

    06/03/2022 - 05/04/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Friend Network
    Public educational
    Public Lecture 『Forefront of Glaucoma Treatment』 ■Lecturer: Prof. Masaru INATANI (Fukui University) ■Online delivery schedule: 6th.March.2022 -5th.April.2022 about more https://www.gfnet.gr.jp/


  • Light Up in Green movement by Japan Glaucoma Society – Tajimi, Japan

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Japan Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    More than 700 facilities nationwide will be illuminated. The “Light up in GREEN” movement is a movement led by the Japan Glaucoma Society to light up public (and private) hospitals and institutions in green during World Glaucoma Week, to spread glaucoma awareness and impel latent patients to visit medical institutions.…



  • Online "Glaucoma School" for patients – ,

    06/03/2022 - 17/03/2022
    Organized by: LLP «Kazakh Order «Badge of Honour» Research Institute of Eye Diseases»
    Public educational
    The International Glaucoma Week is celebrated annually in March. The world community aims at early detection of glaucoma patients and providing them with timely and modern care. In order to inform about the disease, we are launching an online "Glaucoma School" for patients! From March 6 to 17, we will…




  • Patients' Screening in the frameworks of World Glaucoma Week – Odessa, Ukraine

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: SI “THE FILATOV INSTITUTE OF EYE DISEASES AND TISSUE THERAPY OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF UKRAINE”
    Screening event
    Our project is useful not only for doctors, but also for all citizens! We invite people (age 40+) to pass contactless screening using modern technologies! The procedure for measuring intraocular pressure will be carried out by specialists of the Filatov Institute. You can have this procedure on 06.03.2022 from 12…


  • Public awareness – Zadar, Croatia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: General hospital Zadar
    Awareness
    Lighting of the church of St. Donatus in green colors



  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    06/03/2022 - 07/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Radio ant TV program – Kaunas, Lithuania

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Lithuanian Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    During Radio and TV programs public will receive updated information about glaucoma as potentially blinding disease, will get recommendations how to avoid undiagnosed glaucoma and how to live with disease



  • Rustemfa – Kazan, Russia

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Kazan State Medical University
    Awareness
    Ophthalmology department, docent


  • SENSIBILIZZAZIONE – Monfalcone, Italy

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: A.N.P.I.G. National Association of Patients for Glaucoma
    Awareness
    ATTIVITA' DI SUPPORTO AI PAZIENTI GLAUCOMATOSI TRAMITE INFORMAZIONI SU: sito ANPIG www.anpi-glaucoma.it su Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ANPIG-Associazione-Nazionale-Pazienti-per-Il-Glaucoma-OdV-130050020403492/ e con manifestazioni periodiche. Il Glaucoma è ancora una delle principali cause di cecità in Europa. Una proiezione ha stimato la presenza in Europa di 9.250.000 pazienti affetti , di cui ben 4,6-6,9 milioni non…


  • SENSIBILIZZAZIONE – SavonA, Italy

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: A.N.P.I.G. National Association of Patients for Glaucoma
    Awareness
    ATTIVITA' DI SUPPORTO AI PAZIENTI GLAUCOMATOSI TRAMITE INFORMAZIONI SU: sito ANPIG www.anpi-glaucoma.it su Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ANPIG-Associazione-Nazionale-Pazienti-per-Il-Glaucoma-OdV-130050020403492/ e con manifestazioni periodiche. Il Glaucoma è ancora una delle principali cause di cecità in Europa. Una proiezione ha stimato la presenza in Europa di 9.250.000 pazienti affetti , di cui ben 4,6-6,9 milioni non…



  • We are A WGW Ribbon! – Seoul, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    Members of KGS are making WGW ribbon wearing WGW masks and WGW badges designed and produced by the KGS!


  • WGW mask and badge by the KGS! – Seoul, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    The Korean Glaucoma Society designed a special facial mask and badge to raise awareness on glaucoma.


  • World Glaucoma Week – Ibadan, Nigeria

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital Ibadan
    Awareness


  • World glaucoma week – Indore , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Indore divisional ophthalmological society
    Awareness
    Car rally with nukkad natak on 6 Th March 2022, glaucoma screening camp on 10 Th March TI mall , awareness talks on fm radio, nukkad natak at TI MALL AND C21 mall on 10th and 12 Th March respectively


  • World glaucoma week – Indore , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Indore divisional ophthalmological society
    Awareness
    Car rally with nukkad natak on 6 Th March 2022, glaucoma screening camp on 10 Th March TI mall , awareness talks on fm radio, nukkad natak at TI MALL AND C21 mall on 10th and 12 Th March respectively




  • World Glaucoma Week Awareness Program 2022 – Doha, Qatar

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ministry of Public Health
    Awareness
    Raising the public awareness with regard Glaucoma using our official social media and website. Advising and encouraging those 40 years old and older for early detection of signs of glaucoma and eye examination. In association with the primary health care corporation including all health centers providing ophthalmology services.



  • World Glaucoma Week in Franceville – Franceville, Gabon

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital, Tianjin, China
    Awareness
    Dr. Wei Liu is a glaucoma specialist from Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital, Tianjin, China. He has been in Franceville, Gabon since November 2021 to provide a one-year medical aiding. He found the awareness of glaucoma is very very poor in Franceville and he is spreading the knowledge about glaucoma…


  • Awareness Talk – Tirunelveli, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Aravind eye Hospital, Tirunelveli
    Awareness
    4. Dr.R.Ramakrishnan, Advisor & Senior Glaucoma consultant and Dr. Mohideen Abdul Kader, Chief Glaucoma Services gave Glaucoma awareness talk in All India radio



  • Campaña: ¡Creando conciencia sobre el glaucoma! – Caracas, Venezuela

    06/03/2022 - 27/03/2022
    Organized by: Unidad Oftalmológica González Sirit
    Awareness
    Entrega de lazos verdes a nuestros pacientes y colaboradores, animándolos a usarlos durante todo el mes de marzo: el Mes del Glaucoma en Venezuela. Colocación de afiches, decoración con colores alusivos a la Semana Mundial del Glaucoma e infografía sobre el glaucoma en todas nuestras salas de espera. Concientizar a…


  • Doctor's Talk – Bangalore, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital,Bangalore
    Awareness
    Doctor's interview through Radio stations by Dr.Lalita K. J. on Glaucoma Eye problem, by Sankara Eye Hospital ,which would be broadcasted in Kannada Language also a Doctor's interview through Radio stations by Dr.Meena Gopinath on Glaucoma Eye problem,by Sankara Eye Hospital, which would be broadcasted in English Language


  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Khartoum , Sudan

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sudanese Glaucoma Association
    Screening event
    Free examination for glaucoma patients and their relatives, free screening. Organized by Sudanese Glaucoma Association, taking place in many hospitals in different cities in Sudan. Glaucoma Specialists and Ophthalmology Registrars are involved.


  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…




  • Glaucoma Screening – Kathmandu, Nepal

    06/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Swoyambhu Community Eye Centre
    Screening event
    - Vision Test and Refraction - Slit Lamp Examination - Intraocular Pressure Measurement - Disc Photo and Fundus Photography - Referral to Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology if needed more glaucoma test and treatments. For More Information Dial 01-4280269



  • Free Eye screening – shimoga, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Shimoga
    Screening event
    A free Eye Screening would be organised in the Sankara Eye Hospital,Shimoga for all the attenders of the Glaucoma patients from 6th march'2022 to 12th March'2021


  • JEC Webinar for General Practitioner – Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics
    Public educational
    Dalam rangka memperingati World Glaucoma Week 2022, JEC akan mengadakan serangkaian acara terkait #JECWGW2022 salah satunya adalah JEC Webinar for General Practitioner (GP) dengan judul "The Role of General Practitioner in the Management of Glaucoma" yang akan diadakan pada: Minggu, 6 Maret 2022 Pukul 09.00-10.30 WIB Narasumber: M. Yoserizal, MD…


  • Screening Event – Tulancingo, Mexico

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Oftalmovisión
    Screening event
    Jornada de Detección de Glaucoma Se atenderá a la población en general de forma gratuita con exploración oftalmológica, toma de presión intraocular y estudios de campimetría.


  • Glaucoma health education campaign ,Alexandria Ophthalmology Hospital. – egypt, Egypt

    06/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Alexandria ophthalmologist hospital,Blue Team.
    Other
    Glaucoma patient education campaign Screening campaign Scientific Meetings Young ophthalmologist competition work shops All activities Prepared and Organized by Glaucoma Blue Team Team head : Dr: Khaled Awad


  • Eye screening – Ludhiana, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Ludhiana
    Awareness
    A public screening program will be organised at Police line, Ludhiana by Sankara Eye Hospital, wherein there would about over 200 people be screened.


  • Eye screening – Guntur, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Guntur
    Awareness
    A Corporate screening program will be organised by Sankara Eye Hospital at Chuttugunta & Arundalpet, Guntur wherein screening of 300 people would be done.


  • Free Eye screening – KRISHNANKOIL, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital,KRISHNANKOIL
    Awareness
    Free Eye Screening with NCT at Watrap, Krishnankoil area ,reaching over 200 people at RR Hospital, Sivakasi, TN initiative of Sankara Eye Hospital



  • Webinar on Glaucoma awareness – shimoga, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sankara Eye Hospital Shimoga
    Awareness
    A video of a Doctor by Dr. Kamala, speaking on Glaucoma eye problem will be uploaded in social media - Youtube, Facebook, Instagram organised by Sankara Eye Hospital,Shimoga


  • Webinar – Hyderabad, India

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Centre for Sight
    Other
    This webinar if for increasing glaucoma awareness amongst health professionals (general ophthalmologists) and post-graduate trainees wrt diagnosis of the disease and its management


  • Glaucoma awareness – ,

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Regional institute of ophthalmology and government ophthalmic hospital
    Awareness
    we have organised various activities like public awareness programs, competitive events like quiz, human chain, daily free drug distributions


  • Glaucoma awareness program – ,

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Regional institute of ophthalmology and government ophthalmic hospital
    Awareness
    we have planned activities for whole weekend including public awareness talk, free drug distribution to patients, guest lecture to postgraduates , human chain and competitive events for students


  • Glaucoma awareness talk and free drug distribution – Chennai, India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Regional institute of ophthalmology, Madras Medical college
    Awareness
    We are conducting week long glaucoma awareness activities like awareness talk to public, free drug distribution, competitive events for students, quiz for postgraduates, special guest lecture on glaucoma etc.



  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    06/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.


  • Awareness Programme – Srinagar , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College
    Awareness
    As part og Glaucoma week, Public awareness CME ans screening of patients was conducted by Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar


  • CME – Srinagar , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Department of ophthalmology, GMC Srinagar , J&K
    Awareness
    As part of Glaucoma week , Seminar was organised by department of ophthalmology GMC Srinagar, J&K , India for public awareness..


  • CME – Srinagar , India

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Department of ophthalmology, GMC Srinagar , J&K
    Awareness
    As part of Glaucoma week , Seminar was organised by department of ophthalmology GMC Srinagar, J&K , India for public awareness..


  • Light-up in GREEN – Seoul, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • Light-up in GREEN – Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • Light-up in GREEN – Seoul, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • Light-up in GREEN – Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • Light-up in GREEN – Busan, South Korea

    06/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • Glaucoma Feature on The People's Business TV Show – ,

    06/03/2022
    Organized by: Barbados Glaucoma Week Organising Committee
    Media coverage
    Glaucoms Specialist Dr. Dawn Grosvenor, Ophthalmologist Dr. David Callender, Ophthalmic Nurse Mrs. Keila Goodridge and a patient advocate for glaucoma, engage in a panel discussion on all aspects of glaucoma in Barbados.




  • Descarte de Glaucoma | Cura tus Ojos – -12.0763191 , -77.0358128, Peru

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Clínica de Ojos OftalmoMedic
    Screening event
    Queremos ayudarte a salvar tu vista del glaucoma. "Cura tus ojos". ¡Reserva Hoy! #CirugíasDeAltaComplejidad



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    07/03/2022 - 15/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…


  • ESTUDIO RIESGO DE GLAUCOMA – Madrid, Spain

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: institutodelglaucoma
    Screening event
    Durante toda la semana, se realizaran estudios de prevención de glaucoma en el Servicio de Oftalmologia de HM Madrid. Necesidad de pedir cita previa via watsup en el número: 696956503.


  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.



  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Port-harcourt, Nigeria

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sightcare Consult Eye clinic
    Screening event
    Free Glaucoma Screening/Eye test and public education on our social media platforms (@sightcarecon).


  • Free Glaucoma Surgery – San Juan, Philippines

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology Foundation of the Philippines (OFPHIL)
    Other




  • Glaucoma awareness exhibition – Tirunelveli, India

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Aravind eye Hospital, Tirunelveli
    Awareness
    An awareness exhibition was organized and kept for the public’s view from 07h till 12th March 2022 at Aravind Eye Hospital Campus (Hospital Entrance) – Tirunelveli. Exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Meenakshi Madam, Chief Medical Officer – Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli. Exhibition explored the following details - Glaucoma types, Investigation…



  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    07/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.


  • Guyana World Glaucoma Week 2022 – Georgetown, Guyana

    07/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Georgetown Public Hospital and Ministry of Health Guyana
    Other
    In honour of WGW 2022 observances, three activities are planned: 1. Awareness Sessions on Radio and TV Interviews with Eye Care professionals will be done with the Department of Public Information, 98.1 FM NCN Radio and Guyana Today TV Show where public awareness information about Glaucoma, such as screening for…



  • Online Lecture (Innovations in Glaucoma Treatment) on Glaucoma TV (www.glaucoma.tv) – Seoul, South Korea

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Central Seoul Eye Center
    Public educational
    세계녹내장주간 공식행사로 진행되는 본 강의에서는 최근 들어 눈부신 발전을 보이고 있는 녹내장 분야의 발전에 대해서 살펴 보고, 실제 임상환경에서의 진료에 어떻게 도움이 될 수 있을지 이야기할 예정입니다. 진행: 센트럴서울안과 김미진, 최재완 원장






  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022 - 08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics



  • SELCUK UNIVERSİTY HOSPITAL ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF GLAUCOMA – Konya, Turkey

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: BANU BOZKURT, SELCUK UNİVERSİTY DEPT. OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
    Public educational
    Turkish Ophthalmology Society prepared glaucoma posters and released a ''Patient Guide'' with messages for patients with glaucoma. Around 50 posters were hanged on the walls of the ophthalmology department and placed on the notice boards in the hospital. The patient guides addresses questions and concerns of glaucoma patients and helps…


  • Semana de la Lucha Contra el GLAUCOMA – LIMA, Peru

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Oftalmólogos Contreras
    Awareness
    Nos complace compartir con ustedes, la presentación de la Semana de la Lucha Contra el Glaucoma. Asumimos este reto con la responsabilidad de llevar la información de prevención y tratamiento, de uno de los males responsables, de provocar el mayor número de personas con ceguera a nivel mundial y nos…


  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi



  • World glauoma week – İzmir, Turkey

    07/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by:
    Awareness
    This is a video in Turkish submitted bu a Turkish glaucoma specialist. Briefly, information about the prevelance and importance of glaucoma are given. Routine eye examination is recommended to patient even if no symptoms exist.








  • CBC Morning Show Radio Interview – ,

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: EPSOM
    Awareness
    EPSOM President, Dr. Jennifer Rahman, on The Weekend Morning Show (Manitoba) with Nadia Kidwai - March 7, 2021. COVID-19's impact on Manitoba's glaucoma patients


  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…


  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Manila, Philippines

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is holding daily lay fora at the outpatient clinic.


  • Public & Educational programme – Colombo, Sri Lanka

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Awareness
    07th March 2022 A public awareness program with Glaucoma Lectures for patients attending in the OPD at National Eye Hospital Colombo done in both Sinhala and Tamil Languages


  • Public health talk – Kano, Nigeria

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: ECWA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    Free glaucoma screening coming up on 9th March, 2022


  • Screening for glaucoma – Moshi, Tanzania

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: KCMC Eye Department
    Screening event
    Free eye tests will be offered by KCMC eye department staff at GSF Optical Centre, Sokoine road (opposite GSF Petrol Station and next to the blood bank) from Monday, March 7th to Friday, March 11th 2022. The activity is supported by Christian Blind Mission.



  • Lay Lecture for Hospital Employees – San Fernando City, Philippines

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: ITRMC Department of Ophthalmology
    Public educational
    The ITRMC Department of Ophthalmology will be holding a lay forum on glaucoma with the hospital employees during the hospital's flag ceremony at the beginning of the week.


  • Examination for glaucoma with free measurement of intraocular pressure – ,

    07/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: LLP «Kazakh Order «Badge of Honour» Research Institute of Eye Diseases»
    Screening event
    Dear residents and guests of Shymkent city !! As part of the World Glaucoma Week, on March 7-13, the KazERI Clinic invites you to undergo a full examination for glaucoma. Measurement of intraocular pressure is free! Our address: Argynbekova 54, Shymkent, Kazakhstan


  • GLAUCOMA KIOSK – Muntinlupa, Philippines

    07/03/2022 - 07/04/2022
    Organized by: DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-SECTION OF GLAUCOMA
    Public educational
    infographics



  • Glaucoma Screening Camp – Udupi, India

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Kasturba Hospital Manipal, Dept of Ophthalmology, Dept of Optometry, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Screening event
    Anyone above the age of 40 can come and get screened for free. We have been actively contacting relatives of glaucoma patients to get their eyes screened.



  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar


  • St. Luke\'s Medical Center Free IOP screening – Quezon City, Philippines

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: St. Luke's Medical Center Eye Insitute
    Screening event
    In support of World Glaucoma Week, St. Luke's is providing a free intraocular pressure check on March 7, 2022. Patients can avail of this free service in both hospitals in Global City and Quezon City from 9 AM to 4 PM.





  • Lay forum – CITY OF SAN FERNANDO (Capital), Philippines

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Jose b lingad memorial general hospital
    Awareness





  • Health Campaign – Surabaya, Indonesia

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Undaan Eye Hospital
    Public educational
    We educated people about how important to have a Glaucoma screening to prevent blindness by broadcasting in the She Radio




  • UERMMC – Quezon City, Philippines

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: UERMMC
    Awareness





  • le glaucome à Lubumbashi, RDC – Lubumbashi , Democratic Republic of the Congo

    07/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Service d'Ophtalmologie des Cliniques Universitaires de Lubumbashi, RDC
    Screening event
    Dépistage gratuit des glaucomateux au sein de la population de Lubumbashi du lundi 07 au samedi 12 Mars 2022




  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    07/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.



  • Poster competition – Rishikesh , India

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
    Public educational
    Poster competition was held and junior residents of ophthalmology, BSc optometry students and nursing students took part in it. Topic being glaucoma awareness. Prize distribution was done for best poster. These posters were displayed at the street play area and in the OPD area.


  • Lecture – Ahmedabad, India

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology
    Other
    Educational activity for post graduate students of Ophthalmology








  • Available Treatment Options for People Living with Glaucoma – Sydney, Australia

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Australia
    Public educational
    Join our Facebook Live Q&A with Sydney Eye Hospital's Head of Glaucoma Unit Dr Ridia Lim and Glaucoma Fellow Dr Kalliopi Giannopoulous on Monday 7th March at 6PM AEDT! Dr Lim and Dr Giannopoulos will discuss the treatment options available for people living with glaucoma. There will also be a…


  • Earlier Surgical Intervention: Why This Might be the Best Option for You – Melbourne, Australia

    07/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Australia
    Public educational
    You're invited for a special World Glaucoma Week Facebook Live Q&A with Dr Nathan Kerr on Monday 7th March at 7:00PM AEDT! Dr Kerr is the Principal Investigator and Clinical Lead for glaucoma surgical trials in CERA’s Clinical Trials Research Centre. He is a pioneer of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery,…


  • Light-up in GREEN – Busan, South Korea

    07/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.


  • 2nd Glaucoma Camp – Nayala, Sudan

    08/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Sudanese Glaucoma Association
    Other
    Free glaucoma camp in Nyala, South Darfur Area, Glaucoma patients are seen by ophthalmologists in Nyala, selection for patients for second opinion and surgery done. In 8/3/2022 our team examined the patient in the clinic,then patients for surgery underwent trabeculoctomy in the subsequent 2 days, with postoperative follow up done,…



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    08/03/2022 - 16/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…


  • Educación a los pacientes – Godoy Cruz, Argentina

    08/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Dr. Francisco Gómez Romeo
    Public educational
    Se realizará entrega de material informativo sobre Glaucoma, a pacientes y sus familiares.


  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.


  • Free eye screening – Bamenda , Cameroon

    08/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Eye department of the regional Hospital Bamenda
    Screening event
    Education on eye health


  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Enugu , Nigeria

    08/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: HELENA EYECARE CENTRE
    Screening event
    Free Screening program and raising awareness about glaucoma by radio announcements and social media.



  • Glaucoma awareness and Screening camp – Visakhapatnam, India

    08/03/2022 - 15/03/2022
    Organized by: GITAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH
    Awareness
    We organized a Glaucoma awareness camp on the occasion of World Glaucoma Week 2022 at Gitam Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam. to the doctors, Post graduate students, undergraduate students, paramedical staff,and to the public. we also conducted the screening camp for Glaucoma to the out patients. we will…


  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    08/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.



  • Information via e-mail – Godoy Cruz, Argentina

    08/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Dr. Francisco Gómez Romeo
    Media coverage
    Information was sent to all our data (patients, colleagues, suppliers , etc ) .





  • Patient awarness short videos – ,

    08/03/2022 - 01/03/2023
    Organized by: Giza Eye Center
    Awareness
    Short videos directed to the patients and general population to increase the glaucoma awareness. They are 12 short videos, 2 of them are uploaded till now. Links : https://youtu.be/A7d1O5SV-0M https://youtu.be/ckTZ2As2vtc


  • Poster exhibition – Ahmedabad, India

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology
    Awareness
    Message for World Glaucoma Week & the current war crisis



  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics



  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi



  • Glaucoma awareness street play – Rishikesh, India

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
    Awareness
    This is a street play depicting the importance of not taking eye symptoms lightly and using over the counter drops. Annual checkups are important or more frequently if advised by an ophthalmologist.


  • Awareness of glaucoma through media coverage – BUJUMBURA, Burundi

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Burundi Ophthalmological Society(BOS)
    Media coverage
    A TV show will be broadcasted by the National Television of Burundi in order to raise awareness about glaucoma on the 8th of March 2022. An eye doctor will talk about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma followed by a story from a patient whose glaucoma worsened…


  • Awareness of glaucoma through media coverage – BUJUMBURA, Burundi

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Burundi Ophthalmological Society(BOS)
    Media coverage
    A TV show will be broadcasted by the National Television of Burundi in order to raise awareness about glaucoma on the 8th of March 2022. An eye doctor will talk about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma followed by a story from a patient whose glaucoma worsened…



  • 50% OPD Clinic at UERM OPD – Quezon City, Philippines

    08/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: UERM Ophthalmology
    Screening event
    Ang Ophthalmology OPD ay bukas na po simula Jan 27, 2022. Tuesday 1-4 pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8-12pm Obserbahan ang proper covid protocols. 1) No face mask and face shield - no entry. 2) Observe physical distancing and frequent hand hygiene. 3) No crowding in the waiting areas. Maari…



  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…



  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Manila, Philippines

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is holding daily lay fora at the outpatient clinic.


  • Public Awareness Programme – Colombo, Sri Lanka

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Screening event
    08th March 2022 A mass Screening programme for the public was conducted at the Military Hospital, Colombo.


  • Public health talk – Kano, Nigeria

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: ECWA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    Free glaucoma screening coming up on 9th March, 2022


  • Radio Guesting at DZNL Aksyon Radyo – City of San Fernando, Philippines

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: ITRMC Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Media coverage
    Radio guesting at DZNL Aksyon Radyo to share information about glaucoma and services at the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center





  • World Glaucoma Week 2022 – West Sumatera, Indonesia

    08/03/2022 - 09/03/2022
    Organized by: Department Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University
    Awareness





  • Lay Webinar – Muntinlupa, Philippines

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-SECTION OF GLAUCOMA
    Public educational
    GLAUCOMA PERSPECTIVES: MINE AND YOURS


  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar


  • Visite di screening – Milano, Italy

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: S.I.GLA. (Società Italiana Glaucoma)
    Screening event
    Apertura ambulatorio per attività di screening e informazione sul glaucoma


  • UERMMC – Quezon City, Philippines

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: UERMMC
    Awareness



  • World Glaucoma Week 2022 – rawalpindi, Pakistan

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital
    Awareness
    AST observed World Glaucoma Week 2022 today. An enlightened awareness talk was conducted by Dr. Mehmood Ali, Dr. Saad Alam and Dr. Farah Akhtar Head of Glaucoma Department. Extensive research and tireless efforts of our doctors in this domain has made the Glaucoma department at Al-Shifa one of the best…






  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    08/03/2022 - 15/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.




  • Conference for general practicioners – Kaunas, Lithuania

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Lithuanian Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    Lithuanian Family doctors will attend the online conference where they will get the most updated information about glaucoma, increase their knowledge about undiagnosed glaucoma and learn about prophylactic means focused on decreasing the numbers of glaucoma blindness



  • My Glaucoma Journey Webinar – San Francisco, United States

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Research Foundation
    Awareness
    In this informative webinar, glaucoma specialist Dr. Mona Kaleem will discuss diagnostic tests for glaucoma, common glaucoma treatments, and tips on managing your glaucoma and maintaining a good quality of life. This webinar will be live and will include an opportunity for attendee questions, which will be moderated by GRF…



  • Glaucoma Awareness Talk – Lokoja, Nigeria

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria Kogi Chapter with Federal Medical Centre Lokoja
    Awareness
    A television talk show to create awareness about glaucoma



  • Glaucoma awareness street play – Dehradun , India

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, RISHIKESH, Uttarakhand, India
    Awareness
    Street play was conducted at Triveni ghat, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India to create awareness regarding glaucoma and its silent nature.



  • Glaucoma Surgeries: An Overview, Different types, and When It’s Time – Toronto, Canada

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Research Society of Canada
    Public educational
    Glaucoma Research Society of Canada is pleased to be joined by Dr. Matt Schlenker, MD, FRCSC, MSc for this webinar to mark World Glaucoma Week 2022. Dr. Schlenker is a Glaucoma Surgeon and Assistant Professor with University of Toronto at Trillium Health Partners, Kensington Eye Institute, and Toronto Western Hospital.…


  • GRSC Presents: Demystifying Glaucoma III - Glaucoma Surgeries with Dr. Matt Schlenker – Toronto, Canada

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Research Society of Canada
    Video
    Glaucoma Research Society of Canada presents Demystifying Glaucoma III Glaucoma Surgeries: An Overview, Different Types, and When It’s Time with Dr. Matt Schlenker, MD, FRCSC, MSc Sponsored by Allergan, an AbbVie company In celebration of World Glaucoma Week 2022, Dr. Schlenker delivered an informative presentation on glaucoma surgeries. It was…


  • Workflow and Innovation in Glaucoma – Bangkok, Thailand

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: Phyathai 1 Hospital, Carl Zeiss Singapore, and Carl Zeiss Thailand
    Public educational
    2022 marks the success of HFA Innovation and SITA 25th Anniversary. To raise glaucoma awareness and celebrate International Women’s Day, ZEISS and our invited faculty (Women in Ophthalmology), will provide insights of our clinical approach overcoming multiple challenges in glaucoma management. #GlaucomaWeek #glaucomaweek #WGW2022 #ophthalmology #eye #WGA #glaucoma #gettested




  • Glaucoma - what you need to know – Beirut, Lebanon

    08/03/2022
    Organized by: ALOO Association
    Public educational
    An online session entitled: Glaucoma - what you need to know, presented by doctor Ziad Khoueir, glaucoma specialist from Beirut-Lebanon, given to Optometrists in Lebanon who were invited by ALOO association to attend the session during world glaucoma week. The session was given on March 8, 2022. 70 optometrists attended…




  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    09/03/2022 - 17/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…



  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.




  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    09/03/2022 - 15/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.



  • NILES glaucoma day – Beni Suef, Egypt

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: National Institute of Longevity Elderly Sciences
    Other
    Sport activity Awarness lecture Scientific meeting Early screening for Glaucoma



  • PRESS LAUNCH – ACCRA, Ghana

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: WORLD GLAUCOMA PATIENT ASSOCIATION OF GHANA (WGpAG)
    Awareness
    NEWS PAPER ADVERT IN DAILY GRAPHIC LARGEST CIRCULATING NATIONAL PAPER


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics




  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi


  • Visite di screenig – Siena, Italy

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: S.I.GLA. (Società Italiana Glaucoma)
    Screening event
    Prenotazione presso gli ambulatori della Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese






  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…


  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Manila, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is holding daily lay fora at the outpatient clinic.


  • Glaucoma Screening – Makati, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Peregrine Eye and Laser Institute/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    Glaucoma Screening March 9, 2022, 8 AM Peregrine Eye and Laser Institute 5/F Morning Star Center, 347 Gil Puyat Ave., Bel Air, Makati City


  • Madina – Nur -Sultan, Kazakhstan

    09/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event


  • Public health talk – Kano, Nigeria

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: ECWA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    Free glaucoma screening coming up on 9th March, 2022



  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – San Fernando City, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: ITRMC Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology, in cooperation with the Department of Health, in celebration of World Glaucoma Week, is holding a Glaucoma Lay Forum on March 9, 20200, 9:00 AM. Speaker is a glaucoma specialist, Dr. Patricia Anne Concepcion. To join, login through Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81035093583?pwd=NWhSTzV1c0lsMHJha0s2MjVCL2xTZz09…


  • Madina – ,

    09/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event


  • Public Awareness Programme – nawalapitiya , Sri Lanka

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Other
    09th March 2022 Glaucoma awareness and screening program for the public and the health staff. Was conducted by Dr. Kala Sivayoganthan at Base Hospital Nawalapitiya, in the Central Province


  • Screening – Ile-Ife , Nigeria

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: OAUTHC Eye care centre,Ile-Ife. Nigeria
    Screening event
    A screening exercise was done in the hospital for staff members.


  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar



  • GLAUCOMA PATIENT ASSOCIATION OF GHANA PRESS LAUNCH 2022 – ACCRA, Ghana

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: GLAUCOMA PATIENT ASSOCIATION OF GHANA
    Awareness
    JOINT GLAUCOMA PATIENT ASSOCIATION OF GHANA, (GpAG) OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF GHANA (OSG) GLAUCOMA GROUP AND MINISTRY OF HEALTH GHANA JOINT PROGRAMME. GROUP PICTURE SHOWS NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF GpAG HARRISON ABUTIATE IN GLAUCOMA T -SHIRT AND DR DZIFFA BELA OFORI-ADJEI, IN BLACK DRESS, PRESIDENT OF OSG PLUS EXECUTIVES OF GpAG AND…




  • press launch – ACCRA, Ghana

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: world Glaucoma Patient Association of Ghana (WGpA)
    Media coverage
    This is a joint activity between WGpA and ophthalmological society(OSG) Glaucoma group and Ministry of Health Ghana


  • screening and radio talk – Osogbo, Nigeria

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: Osogbo glaucoma group
    Awareness
    a screening and awareness talk was organized for staff and populace in Rave FM Osogbo and UniOsun teaching hospital


  • UERMMC – Quezon City, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: UERMMC
    Awareness


  • Visite di screening – Pisa, Italy

    09/03/2022 - 10/03/2022
    Organized by: S.I.GLA. (Società Italiana Glaucoma)
    Screening event
    Unità mobile attrezzata per screening glaucoma


  • WORLD GLAUCOMA 2022 LAUNCH IN GHANA – ACCRA, Ghana

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Patient Association of Ghana
    Awareness
    Joint Activity between Glaucoma Patient Association of Ghana (GpAG) , Ministry of Health Ghana and Ophthalmological Society of Ghana (OSG) Glaucoma Group


  • Jozi FM Radio station – Johannesburg, South Africa

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Philip Phatudi and Jozi FM
    Media coverage
    This is a media awareness campaign on the World glaucoma week, and general eye healthcare. The radio station is based in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.


  • LECTURE ON GLAUCOMA AND FREE SECREENING OF STAFF OF FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY CORP IN CALABAR NIGERIA. – ,

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: GLAUCOMA UNIT, DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR TEACHING HOSPITAL, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA
    Awareness
    An awareness lecture on the topic, Glaucoma vision loss and Road safety, was delivered by Dr Besongngem Akotanchi and members of the Glaucoma Unit, of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, to the staff of The Federal Roadsafety Corp, Cross River State command, as part of the activities marking the 2022…


  • Awareness Seminar – Rawalpindi, Pakistan

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Rawalpindi
    Public educational
    Awareness Seminar for the patients and their attendants




  • Screening afternoon – Lahti, Finland

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: PHHYKY
    Screening event
    Intraocular pressure measurements carried out by nurses and slit lamp examinations by ophthalmologists.


  • Hear the Voice of Our Youngsters with Glaucoma – Bedford Park, Australia

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Australia
    Awareness
    You're invited to join a special Facebook Live Q&A on Wednesday 9th March at 1:00PM AEDT hosted by Orthoptist and Flinders University PhD candidate Lachlan Knight. Lachlan will share the voices of 18 children with glaucoma. He will cover how kids with glaucoma manage their condition and the elements they…




  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    09/03/2022 - 16/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.


  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Makati, Philippines

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Peregrine Eye and Laser Institute/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    Glaucoma Lay Forum via Zoom March 9, 2022, 2:00 PM Peregrine Eye and Laser Institute


  • Role play – Ahmedabad, India

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology
    Public educational
    Awareness activity for the para medical and non medical staff of the institute, describing the pathogenesis, types, clinical presentations, treatment options, outcome and prognosis of glaucoma, designed as a role play in vernacular language.



  • Giornata informativa volta alla prevenzione del glaucoma – ,

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: S.I.GLA. (Società Italiana Glaucoma)
    Other
    L'evento potrà essere seguito tramite diretta Facebook o su piattaforma zoom richiedendo il link al seguente numero 0823355762, dal lunedì al giovedì dalle 10:00 alle 12:00. Giornata informativa volta alla prevenzione del glaucoma. Il Dott. Decio Capobianco informerà sui rischi della malattia e risponderà alle domande.


  • Virtual Glaucoma Lecture in Teams – Helsinki, Finland

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaukoomayhdistys ry - Association of Glaucoma in Finland
    Screening event
    Virtual glaucoma lecture in Teams by professor, physician Eija Vesti and chairman of the board Ritva Kivimäki, Association of Glaucoma. The link to the Teams meeting is published in www.glaukoomayhdistys.fi -website 15 minutes before the lecture. Open for everyone, language: Finnish. First 100 will be approved in.


  • Human Chain – Tirunelveli, India

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Aravind eye Hospital, Tirunelveli
    Awareness
    Aravind Eye Hospital – Tirunelveli jointly with Indian Medical Association, Tirunelveli organized Human chain in front of Aravind Eye Hospital Campus on 09.03.2022. It was hosted by Dr. Rufus Ponniah - President IMA - Tirunelveli, Dr. Raja S Vignesh – Secretary, IMA – Tirunelveli, Dr. Francis Roy, Ex – Secretary,…



  • Keys to Preserving Vision in Glaucoma - A Professional Education Seminar – Carmel, United States

    09/03/2022
    Organized by: Austin Lifferth
    Public educational
    Despite advancing technology, glaucoma is still being under-diagnosed and, in some cases, under-treated. Targeted to all eye care providers, this informal and informative discussion will focus on three principles to prevent vision loss in glaucoma: sufficient awareness (providers and patients), sufficient testing, and sufficient treatment.



  • Campaña Informativa Glaucoma – Guatemala, Guatemala

    10/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Comite Pro Ciegos y Sordos de Guatemala
    Awareness
    https://www.facebook.com/ProCiegosySordos/photos/pcb.4902742399808050/4902712483144375/ https://fb.watch/bPFA2Klz28/ https://www.facebook.com/ProCiegosySordos/photos/pcb.4908076472607976/4908981909184099/ https://fb.watch/bPFDipmiKe/ https://soundcloud.com/comite-pro-ciegos-y-sordos-de-guatemala/entrevista-radio-estrella-glaucoma?fbclid=IwAR0e7ahEVBNNxg4bVvFYirfWotLRbQTpbnBbNBw0lmdoTLMRDw2kyT6uuEE https://fb.watch/bPFHdVL3cH/ https://fb.watch/bPFJ9xS6Nd/ https://fb.watch/bPFKHRovqi/ https://fb.watch/bPFLXlanpy/ https://fb.watch/bPFN3upVRv/ https://fb.watch/bPFOlIwZVB/



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    10/03/2022 - 18/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…


  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.




  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    10/03/2022 - 16/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.




  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics



  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi




  • Symposium on Glaucoma – Lahore, Pakistan

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Gulab Devi Teaching Hospital
    Public educational
    Conducted Educational activity. Invited renowned guests speakers. Research articles were presented by students of Gulab Devi Teaching Hospital & faculty outside Gulab Devi Hospital.



  • Jornada de Glaucoma – Guatemala, Guatemala

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: Benemérito Comité Pro Ciegos y Sordos de Guatemala
    Awareness
    Jornada de detección temprana de Glaucoma, reconsultas gratuitas.


  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…


  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Manila, Philippines

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is holding daily lay fora at the outpatient clinic.


  • Madina – Nur -Sultan, Kazakhstan

    10/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event


  • Public health talk – Kano, Nigeria

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: ECWA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    Free glaucoma screening coming up on 9th March, 2022



  • Madina – ,

    10/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event


  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar



  • UERMMC – Quezon City, Philippines

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: UERMMC
    Awareness


  • University Hospital Employee Student Sight Savers Program Screening – Newark, United States

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: The Institute of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Student Sight Savers Program, New Jersey Medical School
    Screening event
    We are excited to host a screening for University Hospital employees where we will try to catch vision-threatening diseases early in the cafeteria! Please join us any time between 10 AM - 4 PM on 3/10 as a part of World Glaucoma Week for a free exam in the UH…



  • Filatov School \"World Glaucoma Day\" in the frameworks of World Glaucoma Week – Odessa, Ukraine

    10/03/2022 - 11/03/2022
    Organized by: SI “THE FILATOV INSTITUTE OF EYE DISEASES AND TISSUE THERAPY OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF UKRAINE”
    Public educational
    As part of the project World Glaucoma Week we invite you to an educational and scientific event Filatov School "World Glaucoma Day," which will be interesting not only for specialists in ophthalmology, but also for general practitioners and neurologists! The event will be held on 10-11.03.2022 in a hybrid format…




  • Community Eye Health Journal: Update on Glaucoma Webinar – London, United Kingdom

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: The Community Eye Health Journal
    Public educational
    This webinar is organised by the Community Eye Health Journal, the only free, peer-reviewed global source of practical information on eye care for low-resource settings: https://www.cehjournal.org/ The latest issue of the journal explores glaucoma and its consequences for clinical practice in low and middle-income countries. Containing articles covering practical advice…




  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    10/03/2022 - 17/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.


  • Case discussion – Ahmedabad, India

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology
    Awareness
    Educational activity for postgraduate students of Ophthalmology




  • Sembang Santai – ,

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: HRPB OPHTHALMOLOGY DEPARTMENT collaboration with Malaysia Glaucoma Society
    Awareness


  • Raising awareness on the invisible blindness – Mogadishu , Somalia

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Dalmar Specialist and Teaching Hospital
    Public educational
    This event aims to shed a light on Glaucoma, as a leading cause of irreversible blindness in Somalia. We hope that by coming together we can tackle this growing public health concern alongside colleagues and key stakeholders.



  • All You Need To Know About Glaucoma – Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Spire Healthcare
    Public educational
    To acknowledge Glaucoma Awareness Week we are delighted to be joined by Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma Expert Surgeon, Dr Pankaj Agarwal, who will aim to help answer your questions. Dr Agarwal will start with a short presentation on 'Glaucoma- what you need to know?' which will be…




  • Living with Glaucoma - the Patient Experience – Artarmon, Australia

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Australia
    Awareness
    Join us for a very special Facebook Live Q&A with glaucoma patient Shannon Davis on Thursday 10th March at 6PM AEDT! Shannon was first diagnosed with glaucoma when he was 43. Having never needed glasses before, his primary concern heading to his optometrist was getting a good-looking pair of frames.…


  • 'Light-up Mineirão in Green' – Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    10/03/2022
    Organized by: Núcleo de Oftalmologia Especializada
    Awareness
    We once again light-up in green the main landmarks in the State of Minas Gerais, to mark the awareness campaign for glaucoma, the silent disease that is the main cause of irreversible blindness in the world. This year, one of our main options is the Mineirão, officially Estádio Governador Magalhães…



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    11/03/2022 - 19/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…


  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.




  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    11/03/2022 - 17/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.




  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics



  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi



  • Cyclothon – Gadag , India

    11/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
    Organized by: Gims medical college Gadag. karnataka. india
    Sport activity
    cyclothon for the Awareness of Glaucoma. on the Glaucoma Awareness week 07 to 13th March 2021



  • Free Glaucoma Screening – Dhaka, Bangladesh

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Bangladesh Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    1. Free Glaucoma Screening in more than 80 hospitals and eye clinics. 2. Free or 25 to 50% discount on the investigations on Glaucoma 3. Colorful Rally with banner, placard and festoons on the street 4. Discussion meeting on WGW at different institution 5. Talk shows at the Radio and…


  • Glaucoma Lay Forum – Manila, Philippines

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Public educational
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is holding daily lay fora at the outpatient clinic.


  • Madina – Nur -Sultan, Kazakhstan

    11/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event


  • Public health talk – Kano, Nigeria

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: ECWA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    Free glaucoma screening coming up on 9th March, 2022


  • Paediatric glaucoma family awareness programme – Tirunelveli, India

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Aravind eye Hospital, Tirunelveli
    Awareness
    Paediatric glaucoma family awareness programme was held in Aravind Eye Hospital Tirunelveli on 11.03.2022. Glaucoma screening was done for the children with pediatric glaucoma. Awareness talk was given by Dr. Madhavi, Glaucoma consultant. Dr. Meenakshi - Chief medical officer, Aravind Eye Hospital, gave talk on need for follow -up and…


  • Madina – ,

    11/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
    Organized by: Madina Kurmangaliyeva - chief ophtalmologist of the Medical Center Hospital of the President s Affairs Administration if the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Screening event




  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar


  • Glaucoma Awareness Walk Janakpur 2022 – Janakpurdham , Nepal

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Jyoti Eye Hospital, Janakpurdham
    Public educational
    We organised a glaucoma awareness walk from Jyoti Eye Hospital premises to prestigious Janaki temple with a group of around 80 students from Ikra english School and Happyland Boarding School, janakpurdham. Playcards and flex print with glaucoma awareness related materials were displayed during the event. A facebook live event was…


  • INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH THE CALABAR GLAUCOMA SUPPORT GROUP – ,

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: GLAUCOMA UNIT, DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR TEACHING HOSPITAL, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA
    Awareness
    As part of the activities for the WGW, we had an interactive session with the Calabar Glaucoma Support group, during which we listened to the Glaucoma Patients, their challenges and travails and provided answers to some of their questions. Over 200 vials of free Glaucoma treatment eyedrops were given to…


  • glaucoma week egypt – القاهره, Egypt

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: egyptian society for the glaucomas and egyptian society for investigative ophthalmology
    Awareness
    the event took place at a private club (Madinaty Club in Cairo) . it started on 10:00 am on 11th of march by a marathon for different age groups. followed by a lecture given by Prof. Dr. Moustafa Nassar (professor of ophthalmology Menofyia university, secretary general of the Egyptian Society…


  • UERMMC – Quezon City, Philippines

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: UERMMC
    Awareness



  • Awareness Walk – Peshawar, Pakistan

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness


  • Glaucoma Expert Bridge – Moscow, Russia

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Russian Glaucoma Society, CIS Glaucoma Society, Scientific Vanguard Group
    Media coverage
    It will be a special online @Glaucoma Expert Bridge with "hot-topic" incl. "Problems of Medical Examination of Patients with Glaucoma"...


  • Observance of World Glaucoma Week 2022 by Eye Department AIIMS Deoghar – Deoghar, India

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: Executive Director AIIMS Deoghar
    Awareness
    Observance of Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022- Event Highlights: 1. Pearls on Glaucoma: Inaugural address- (Prof.) Dr. Saurabh Varshney, Executive Director and CEO, AIIMS Deoghar 2. Inauguration of Non-Contact Tonometer with Pachymeter- (Prof.) Dr. Saurabh Varshney, Executive Director and CEO, AIIMS Deoghar 3. Glaucoma Management: Dr. Abhishek Onkar, Associate Professor &…


  • Spreading awareness about Glaucoma – Hyderabad, India

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: SRI SHANKARA NETHRALAYA Hyderabad
    Public educational
    1. Live talk on glaucoma awareness 2. Discussion about common myths /queries related to glaucoma 3. Distribution of brochure with information about Glaucoma 4. Free Screening of family members of glaucoma





  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    11/03/2022 - 18/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.






  • MEETING IN MEVLANA SQUARE AND PRESS RELEASE – Konya, Turkey

    11/03/2022
    Organized by: BANU BOZKURT, SELCUK UNİVERSİTY DEPT. OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
    Media coverage
    In order to increase awareness in glaucoma, ophthalmologists, nurses, ophthalmic technicians, drug representatives and medical students will meet at Mevlana square and take a group photo with a giant poster of 2x14 meters. The slogan is ''Glaucoma leads to irreversible vision loss. Get your eyes tested for glaucoma. Don't let…



  • Awareness – Aundh, Pune, India

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Global Vision Foundation
    Awareness



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    12/03/2022 - 20/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…


  • Free AVF and OCT testing for Glaucoma – Manila, Philippines

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: MDH Department of Ophthalmology/ Philippine Glaucoma Society
    Screening event
    The Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is providing FREE Automated Visual Field (AVF) and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) testing for ten newly diagnosed cases of glaucoma or glaucoma suspects.




  • Glaucoma Awareness Videos – ,

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Cherish Eyesight & Vision
    Awareness
    Online visual health promotion video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28UWTokBA0w&t=27s



  • GREEN RIBBON PIN – Quito, Ecuador

    12/03/2022 - 18/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Awareness
    Doctors and Patients are wearing a green ribbon pin during this week.


  • Informative post in Social media – Coimbra, Portugal

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Retinal Dysfunction & Neuroinflammation Lab
    Awareness
    Information about Glaucoma posted on the Instagram account in English and Portuguese to raise awareness of the disease.



  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Departemen Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics


  • Public Glaucoma Education via Instagram – Surabaya, Indonesia

    12/03/2022 - 13/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology - WMSCU
    Public educational
    Our departement create an education about glaucoma to public via instagram, we educate from what is world glaucoma week, the epidemiology, what is glaucoma until when we must examine our eyes to prevent or early diagnostics



  • Sensibilisation des burundais sur le glaucoma – Bujumbura , Burundi

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Action Citoyenne pour le Developpement de l'Education au Burundi(ACDE) ,ASBL
    Awareness
    Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide with high prevalence in black population. The majority of patients affected by glaucoma in Burundi are not aware of the disease. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness of glaucoma in Burundi


  • Visite di screening – Pesaro, Italy

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: S.I.GLA. (Società Italiana Glaucoma)
    Screening event
    Visite misurazione del tono e osservazione del fundus Tutto il giorno su prenotazione 0721416171


  • World Glaucoma day awareness Human Chain – KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT, India

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL INDIA, Dr.JOHN EYE HOSPITALS, GRACE INSTITUTIONS
    Awareness
    On behalf of JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL KALIYAKKAVILAI LEGENDS, Zone XXII INDIA, Dr.JOHN EYE HOSPITALS & GRACE INSTITUTIONS , the JCI members, Ophthalmologists, optometrists & Optometry students organised a Glaucoma awareness Human chain conveying the Need importance of Glaucoma screening & treatment at Kaliyakkavilai,India. It was well appreciated by local authorities…


  • World Glaucoma week 2022 – Bidar, India

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: VELEMEGNA EYE HOSPITAL
    Awareness
    World Glaucoma week 2022 we conducted awareness program at our hospital we conducted free screening for patients above 40 years and we examined the about 110 Out patients and 15 patients glaucoma suspect were identified and we invited the Govt official Dbcs officer to inaugurate the program awareness regarding Glaucoma…




  • Glaucoma support group meeting - BIG breakfast meeting – Chennai, India

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: NIRMALS EYE HOSPITAL, TAMBARAM
    Public educational
    12 th meeting of the Glaucoma Support Group, Nirmals Eye Hospital, Tambaram - Awareness talk on glaucoma and interaction with patients with Glaucoma - followed by a healthy breakfast - This is an annual event - happens every year on 2nd saturday of March.


  • Glaucoma support group meeting - BIG breakfast meeting – Chennai, India

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: NIRMALS EYE HOSPITAL, TAMBARAM
    Public educational
    12 th meeting of the Glaucoma Support Group, Nirmals Eye Hospital, Tambaram - Awareness talk on glaucoma and interaction with patients with Glaucoma - followed by a healthy breakfast - This is an annual event - happens every year on 2nd saturday of March.


  • Jornada de despistaje de glaucoma – Caracas, Venezuela

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Unidad Oftalmológica González Sirit
    Screening event
    Jornada de despistaje de glaucoma. Consulta por especialista en glaucoma y OCT de nervio óptico. Día sábado 12 de marzo. Previa cita: comunicarse al número telefónico +58 412 613 7996


  • TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) 2022 World Glaucoma Week Free Glaucoma Screening – Enugu, Nigeria

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital)
    Screening event
    The Eye Specialists Hospital (TESH) G.R.A., Enugu had a FREE glaucoma screening event where an educative talk on glaucoma was given to the crowd of over 300persons who showed up for the screening by Dr. Nkiru Kizor-Akaraiwe (Governor for Africa, World Glaucoma Association). And two persons diagnosed with glaucoma for…


  • TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) Enugu Nigeria One-Day Free Eye Screening – Enugu, Nigeria

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) Nigeria
    Screening event
    A One-Day Free Eye Screening Event to commemmorate the 2022 World Glaucoma Week, the venue of which is The Eye Specialists Hospital (TESH) Enugu, from 8am (WAT) to 4pm (WAT), on Saturday - March 12, 2022. The Screening Event comprises FREE visual acuity tests, FREE eye pressure checks, FREE refractions,…


  • TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) Nsukka Nigeria One-Day Free Eye Screening – Nsukka, Nigeria

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) Nigeria
    Screening event
    A FREE One-Day Eye Screening Event held at a rural Community (Iheandiagu, Eha-Alumona) in Enugu State. The Free Eye Screening Event comprised FREE visual acuity tests, FREE eye pressure checks, FREE ophthalmoscopy by Ophthalmologists, FREE refraction, FREE glaucoma surgeries for a selected number of screening participants, FREE medication for a…



  • Glaucoma International Symposium Detect and Treat Glaucoma – Zagreb, Croatia

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Referral center for Glaucoma Ministry of Health Republic of Croatia
    Other
    THE CLOSING EVENT OF THE CROATIAN NATIONAL WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK CAMPAIGN It is well known that glaucoma is a disease that should be treated for the rest of life, so choosing the right type of treatment is an important decision and a great responsibility that affects not only the quality…


  • Screening Camp – Peshawar, Pakistan

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness
    A five days screening camp was organized for the staff and visitors of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar


  • Shop and Screen – Seiersberg, Austria

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ewald Lindner
    Screening event
    Tonometry and OCT measurements will be provided in a Shopping Mall near Graz. People will be informed about glaucoma by posters and folders.




  • World Glaucoma Week 2022 – Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Ophthalmology Department Hospital Putrajaya
    Screening event
    Glaucoma - The Silent Thief of Sight. Get FREE glaucoma screening on 12 March 2022 (Saturday), from 10am to 4pm at Level 1 Evo Mall Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.


  • JEC Webinar for Public – Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics
    Public educational
    Menyambut World Glaucoma Week 2022, JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics menghadirkan JEC Public Webinar dengan judul "Tick, tick ... BLIND!" yang akan dilangsungkan pada Sabtu, 12 Maret 2022 pukul 13.00-15.00 WIB dengan narasumber: Dr. Mirella Afifudin, M.Kes, SpM(K) (Dokter sub-spesialis Glaukoma & Katarak) Dr. Dian Arumdini, SpM (Dokter sub-spesialis Glaukoma,…




  • glaucoma , save your self – ,

    12/03/2022 - 19/03/2022
    Organized by: Hany Mahmoud eye clinic
    Screening event
    Hany Mahmoud Eye clinic in Sohag-Egypt is a leading organization in fighting glaucoma ,the event will include awareness to people about glaucoma by social media and free IOP measurement and consultation to glaucoma patients.



  • Light-up in GREEN – Seoul, South Korea

    12/03/2022
    Organized by: Korean Glaucoma Society
    Awareness
    This "GREEN light event” is the second attempt in Korea to light up public places in green to spread awareness about glaucoma and induce latent patients to visit medical institutions during World Glaucoma Week.



  • Documentary Video "Living with Glaucoma" – QUITO, Ecuador

    13/03/2022 - 21/03/2022
    Organized by: INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y GLAUCOMA VASQUEZ
    Media coverage
    Documentary video title "Living with Glaucoma." Knowing the risk factors for Glaucoma, like in this video about a patient with a glaucoma family history, has made it possible to make an early diagnosis that allows the patient to maintain their activities and lifestyle. Emphasizing that, since this is a chronic…




  • JEC WGW 2022 Event Timeline – Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics
    Other
    Tanggal 6-12 Maret 2022 merupakan peringatan World Glaucoma Week (Pekan Glaukoma Sedunia). Oleh karena itu, JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics memiliki serangkaian kegiatan kampanye memerangi Glaukoma, melalui berbagai event seperti Instagram Live, Course Series Glaucoma hingga Webinar terkait pengetahuan tentang Glaukoma. Yuk, ikuti terus timeline JEC dan share informasi seputar…



  • World Glaucoma Day and Awareness Week – Kathmandu, Nepal

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: Nepal Eye Program/Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology
    Media coverage
    We had organized the glaucoma awareness week from 6th March to 12th March with different activities. During the week, we provided free checkups and treatment. We organized the small program to celebrate GAW with presented on Glaucoma. We did press releases and disseminated different awareness material through the different media…


  • 5k #runforsight – Bangalore, India

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: Narayana Nethralaya
    Awareness
    The 5K #RunForSight was an initiative for Glaucoma awareness organized by Narayana Nethralaya. There was enthusiastic participation from the public with as young as 10 years to 80 years old taking part in the run.


  • Glaucoma awareness Rally – Chennai, India

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: NIRMALS EYE HOSPITAL, TAMBARAM OPHTHALMIC SOCIETY
    Awareness
    Tambaram Ophthalmic Association in association with Nirmals Eye Hospital, Glaucoma Society India, TamilNadu Ophthalmic Association, Madras City Ophthalmic Association, Indian Medical Association, Tambaram, and Federation of Residents welfare association of Tambaram is proposing to conduct a World Glaucoma Week 2022 - Glaucoma awareness Rally on Sunday,13.03.2022 from 5.30 am to…


  • Glaucoma awareness rally – Chennai , India

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: IMA and Tamilnadu ophthal Association
    Sport activity
    Walkathon rally at Bharat medical college including public awareness program


  • Public Awareness Programme – seeduwa , Sri Lanka

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Screening event
    Glaucoma screening program for the public was conducted at Wijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital, Seeduwa and a Clinical Meeting for Medical officers in Eye units in the Gampaha District of the Western Province was held at Viventa Hotel, Katunayake.


  • Public Awareness Programme – kilinochchi , Sri Lanka

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Screening event
    The Glaucoma Awareness programme for the Health staff was conducted by Dr. N. Gnanaruban, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Base Hospital Kilinochchi in the Northern Province


  • Public Awareness Programme – Galle, Sri Lanka

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Awareness
     Glaucoma awareness and screening program for the public at the office of the Regional Director of Health Services, Galle in the Southern Province, was conducted by Dr. Lalitha Senerath, Consultant Ophthalmologist Teaching Hospital, Galle.



  • JEC Course Series for Ophthalmologist – Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

    13/03/2022
    Organized by: JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinics
    Public educational
    Dalam rangka memperingati World Glaucoma Week 2022, JEC akan mengadakan serangkaian acara terkait #JECWGW2022 salah satunya adalah JEC Course Series for Ophthalmologist dengan judul "Fighting Glaucoma: Sharpen Your Skill, Make an Impact!" yang akan diadakan pada: Minggu, 13 Maret 2022 Pukul 09.00-11.00 WIB Narasumber: Rini Sulastiwaty, MD Arini Safira Nurul…

















  • Painting Competition – Peshawar, Pakistan

    16/03/2022
    Organized by: Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar, Pakistan
    Awareness






  • Glaucoma Awareness Forum – Bacolod City, Philippines

    17/03/2022
    Organized by:
    Awareness
    The family members of those diagnosed with glaucoma are invited to the forum. They will be screened for glaucoma after. Glaucoma patients are also given discounted rates for their drops.



























  • Jornada de despistaje de glaucoma – Caracas, Venezuela

    26/03/2022
    Organized by: Unidad Oftalmológica González Sirit
    Screening event
    Consulta por especialista en glaucoma y OCT de nervio óptico. Día sábado 26 de marzo. Previa cita.Teléfono: +58 412 613 7996











Apr 2022

  • The Eye Specialists Hospital (TESH) Nsukka 2022 WGW one-day free eye screening event – Nsukka, Nigeria

    02/04/2022
    Organized by: TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital)
    Screening event
    A One-Day Free Eye Screening Event which will hold at the premises of TESH (The Eye Specialists Hospital) Nsukka from 8am(WAT) to 4pm(WAT) on Saturday - April 2nd, 2022. The screening event will comprise free eye pressure checks, free visual acuity tests, free ophthalmoscopy by Ophthalmologists, free refractions, as well…


  • Electronic & Printed Media seminar – Colombo, Sri Lanka

    07/04/2022
    Organized by: Glaucoma Interest Group- College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
    Media coverage
    Media Seminar This was held on the 07th March 2022 at the Auditorium of the National Eye Hospital, Colombo. A panel of eminent Ophthalmologists addressed the representatives from print and electronic media invited to the event. This was attended by Dr. Sudath K. Dharmarathne Deputy Director-General Laboratory Services and other…



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