Our Children’s Vision Trinidad and Tobago (OCVTT) Background The Government of Trinidad and Tobago implemented a screening program for eyes and ears for children in school. Children who failed the screening were then referred to optometrists for further testing. In the past, the program had been slow and ineffective in providing spectacles for impoverished children.
A Tribute to WCO Immediate Past President Dr. Uduak Udom (1955-2019) from Prof. Kovin Naidoo Dear Uduak’s Family, colleagues and friends: It is with a heavy heart I write this message. I was unable to attend the funeral due to a prior commitment that impacts on many peoples travel arrangements. Our continent and profession has
We are deeply saddened by the passing of the World Council of Optometry (WCO) Immediate Past President Dr. Uduak Udom. She will be remembered as a powerful advocate for the field of optometry, as well as a colleague and friend. The WCO is making plans to honor her legacy moving forward. During this difficult time,
Each year the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made countless important contributions to advancing the profession of optometry. “Every nominee represents exactly what the American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation hope to inspire in all of us,” Donald O. Mutti, OD, PhD, FAAO, Awards Committee Chair, said