Author Archives: Garryn Marlen

BHVI: The Opportunity of International Collaborations

International collaborations and alliances bring great intrinsic value to global programs especially if the mission of the partnering institutions or organisations are closely aligned. This year the Foundation is involved in two international exchange and support programs, which are helping to build capacity within our global optometry development program. One between Norway and Kenya; called

Are you a student from outside North America and planning to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry? Apply for a World Optometry Foundation (WOF) Student Travel Fellowship.

Accepting Applications from March 15 – July 31, 2019. The WOF is pleased to announce the first WOF Student Travel Fellowships for optometry students from outside North America to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry. The WOF Student Travel Fellowship Program was created to encourage students to further educate themselves about optometry around the