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COME to the 2019 VOSH 27th Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on Sunday October 27, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE and MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the next VOSH Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on Sunday October 27, 2019

The 27th VOSH Annual Meeting will be held immediately after the 3rd World Congress of Optometry presented by the World Council of Optometry in partnership with the American Academy of Optometry (Oct. 23-26, 2019). 

Fittingly, as the meeting is near Disney World, the theme at the VOSH Annual Meeting will be “Big Vision, Small World”, looking at optometry globally. There will be exciting international speakers and relevant breakout sessions and participation by all chapters present. 

We are all passionate about serving others through VOSH. SO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!

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NEW HAITI OPTOMETRY SCHOOL OPENS!

Years in the planning with VOSH/International as a major collaborating partner, 19 Optometry students begin the long sought journey to build critically needed eye care capacity in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Read this exciting news in the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI OGS) release below. Past V/I President Dr. Dave McPhillips and Dr. Halpren are there representing VOSH/International.

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26th VOSH Annual Meeting

Jordan Kassalow awarded Humanitarian of Year, Bud Falkenhain awarded Lifetime Achievement, and Natalie Venezia presented with President Circle Award at the 2018 VOSH Annual Meeting.

                                                                                

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Ecuador NGO Is Looking for a VOSH Team in 2019

Fundación El Cielo Para los Niños (http://www.elcieloparalosninos.org) is a non profit organization looking for VOSH eye care teams to serve poor people in rural school areas in the Bolívar Province and Amazon regions, near Guayaquil, Ecuador.Patient load is anticipated to be at least 500 people, children, and adults.Fundación El Cielo Para los Niños will be able to assist with necessary paperwork for customs and for the ministry of health, will provide all the facilities necessaries for the good outcome of the medical mission, and typically will provide all in-country transportation, provide for your group lunches, juices, tea, coffee, chocolates, and will assist with affordable yet nice hotel accommodations. Please contact: Byron... read more

SAVE THE DATE for the VOSH 2019 Annual Meeting!

SAVE THE DATE and MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the next VOSH Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on Sunday October 27, 2019 The 27th VOSH Annual Meeting will be held immediately after the 3rd World Congress of Optometry presented by the World Council of Optometry in partnership with the American Academy of Optometry (Oct. 23-26, 2019).  Fittingly, as the meeting is near Disney World, the theme at the VOSH Annual Meeting will be “Big Vision, Small World”, looking at optometry globally. There will be exciting international speakers and relevant breakout sessions and participation by all chapters present.  We are all passionate about serving others through VOSH. SO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS... read more

2Win Camera for Sale to a VOSH Chapter

The Alberta College and Association (ACAO) is selling a 2Win Camera. The Kit includes the camera, a USB cord, a  2Win Operator Manual, 2 batteries and a memory card.Available: Immediately. Price: $7000 OBO. Contact: Ruta Nuguse,ruta@acao.ca, 780-429-2694... read more