Fight for Sight calls for new round of applications for its Small Grant Awards with charity partners

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13 June 2019
Source: Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight is partnering with five national charities with shared research interests to offer their Small Grant Awards, for which it is now inviting applications. Each Small Grant Award will be jointly funded by Fight for Sight and the respective charity partner, and will offer up to £15,000 to clinical or research scientists to conduct stand-alone research projects for

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International Glaucoma Association vacancy: Communication & Engagement Manager

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13 June 2019
Source: International Glaucoma Association

Organisation: International Glaucoma Association (IGA) Position: Communication & Engagement Manager Hours of work: Full time, 35 hours per week Contract: Permanent: Salary: £30,000 – £32,000 per annuam Location: Ashford, Kent Closing date: 8 July 2019 Proposed interview date: 17 July 2019 About you We’re looking for someone with creative vision to lead all our external and internal communications and to

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Scottish Muslims urged to take care of eye health during Ramadan

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3 May 2019
Source: RNIB Scotland

Scottish Muslims are being urged to be aware of their eye health when fasting during the religious month of Ramadan, which starts this weekend. Throughout Ramadan Muslims abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. Gozie JoeAdigwe of sight loss charity RNIB Scotland said: “People from some ethnic minority communities can be more vulnerable to some eye conditions, so it

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The Muslim Council of Britain working with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA): Ramadan: Don’t stop eye drop medication

15 May 2018
Source: IGA

The Muslim Council of Britain working with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) strongly recommends not to stop glaucoma eye drop medication during Ramadan. Stopping drops even for a short period of time can cause permanent loss of vision MCB’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Omer El-Hamdoon has confirmed that all Islamic Schools Of Thought agree that taking eye drops does not

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