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Outlook Newsletter

Outlook Newsletter


Outlook is the electronic newsletter of the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP).  Outlook provides quarterly updates on eye health education, disease prevention activities, and NEHEP activities and materials.


In the Spring 2014 Outlook Newsletter:

Anne Louise Coleman, M.D., Ph.D.

Letter From the Chair of the NEHEP Planning Committee
To address eye health disparities, NEHEP focuses much of its efforts on raising awareness about the importance of early detection through comprehensive dilated eye exams among those at highest risk.


National Observances: Celebrating the NEHEP Way

National Observances: Celebrating the NEHEP Way
National health observances help NEHEP promote awareness among people at higher risk for eye diseases.

NEHEP Welcomes Four New Planning Committee Members

NEHEP Welcomes Four New Planning Committee Members
The NEHEP Planning Committee welcomes four new members to help advise on program development, implementation, and evaluation activities.


Healthy Vision Month Coming in May

Healthy Vision Month Coming in May
Join NEI in celebrating Healthy Vision Month by using a variety of resources that promote eye health and safety.


Popular NEHEP Brochures Now Available in New Format

Popular NEHEP Brochures Now Available in New Format
NEHEP brochures are now available in color and black-and-white as downloadable fact sheets.

Webinar Series “Going Blind and Going Forward” For Eye Care Professionals

Webinar Series “Going Blind and Going Forward” For Eye Care Professionals
The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology produced a series of three webinars that are now available to the general public as free resources.

Prevent Blindness “Focus on Eye Health National Summit” To Be Held June 18

Prevent Blindness “Focus on Eye Health National Summit” To Be Held June 18
Prevent Blindness will host its third annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on June 18.

VisionAware Support Groups—Providing a Hope-Help Connection

VisionAware Support Groups—Providing a Hope-Help Connection
VisionAware has developed a support group primer that answers basic questions about support groups.

Join NEI at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, April 25-27

Join NEI at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, April 25-27
The National Eye Institute (NEI) will host a booth at the 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival on April 26-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.


AFB/VisionAware Expands Low Vision Directory

AFB/VisionAware Expands Low Vision Directory
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and VisionAware have expanded their website to include independent low vision and vision rehabilitation service providers and clinics across the United States and Canada.


Eye Care for Seniors - A New Video About EyeCare America

Eye Care for Seniors - A New Video About EyeCare America
Eye Care America has created a new video describing its program, which partners with multiple organizations to refer clients in need to its services.


Featured Organization: National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc.

Featured Organization: National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc.
The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the dignity of and enhancing the lives of low income elderly African Americans.

Let Us Know What You Think About Outlook

Let Us Know What You Think About Outlook
Let NEHEP know your thoughts about Outlook—what you find beneficial, ideas for content you would like to see, or suggestions for future issues.


 

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