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ONE International

posted Jun 24, 2013, 11:28 AM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan   [ updated Jun 24, 2013, 12:53 PM ]


Dr Shelly Anne Lalchan founder of WINGS is recognized for her recent involvement in ONE International's G8 summit in Ireland. One International is an organization geared toward fighting extreme hunger and communicable diseases in Africa.                                                               



WINGS @ FINTT New Grant Health Camp, March 2013

posted Jun 12, 2013, 11:09 AM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan   [ updated Jun 13, 2013, 8:29 AM ]

On Sunday 17th March 2013 WINGS was present at FINTT's (Forum of Indian National in Trinidad and Tobago) free medical camp. This camp was held at Torrib Trace Presbyterian School, Brother's Road, New Grant.
Over 250 members of the Tabaquite community were attended to in various medical capacities.
WINGS provided a team of a specialist Ophthalmic Surgeon and technicians who focused on patient education, specifically, glaucoma. Members of the team also consulted with persons on visual acuity, diabetic retinophaty, cataract and astigmatism.
Persons left with an appreciation of the importance of annual glaucoma screening and the effects of the disease.


WINGS WGW EVENT @ Kapok 2013

posted Jun 5, 2013, 7:04 AM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan   [ updated Jun 25, 2013, 1:34 PM ]

WINGS launch event at the Kapok Hotel during World Glaucoma Week March 2013. Present were ophthalmologists whom presented and Jr. doctors competed in our registered poster competition. Media coverage provided by Newsday and the Express,  (follow link below for article).



New Logo

posted Mar 12, 2013, 10:46 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 28, 2013, 1:27 PM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan ]

The WINGS logo was revealed Monday Evening during the World Glaucoma Week & WINGS Launch. We also have contributions from Dr Sugrim below for an alternative.


World Glaucoma Week Ribbon

posted Mar 12, 2013, 10:12 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 12, 2013, 10:12 AM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan ]

Hope you like our ribbon we created to raise awareness of WGW!

Activities For World Glaucoma Week (10th - 16th March)

posted Mar 12, 2013, 10:04 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 24, 2013, 12:51 PM by Shelly-Anne Lalchan ]

  • Launch of WINGS (West Indian Society of Glaucoma Surgeons)- it means the entire Western Hemisphere now has a professional body
  • Patient and professional website access-
  • WINGS logo for WGW
  • newspapers/ interviews/ glaucoma health fairs- to educate patients(OSTT/RHA facilities)
  • Trinidad poster for WGW 2013- we submitted these for the newspaper publication (OSTT)
  • Education of policy makers regarding the burden to glaucoma- initiation of local registry
  • Junior poster judging competition for glaucoma.

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