Rebecca Blundell, a student on the BSc International Health at the University of Dundee, supervised by Dr Andrew Blaikie, has recently won first prize for her presentation at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club
Rebecca Blundell, a University of Dundee International Health BMSc student presented her work on evaluation of the Arclight in Malawi at the International Association of Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) meeting in Durban. Rebecca attended the meeting along with her co-supervisor Dr Andrew Blaikie from the University of St Andrews School of Medicine Global Heath Team.
The Arclight is a revolutionary pocket-sized device which could help save the sight of millions of people around the world.
Sahib Tuteja, a former student, has recently had a review paper published on the history of ophthalmoscopy and the new innovative pocket sized direct Arclight ophthalmoscope in this month’s Eye News.
Dr Andrew Blaikie and colleagues discuss the Arclight ophthalmoscope in the Christmas Edition of the BMJ.
Dr Andrew Blaikie and Mr William J Williams visited the central region of Malawi in March 2015. In collaboration with the national eye coordinator, the department for non-communicable diseases and local ENT and Eye Care providers 600 Arclights were distributed to health care workers throughout the Central Region of Malawi.
Sam Watson and Sahib Tuteja, along with their supervisor Dr Andrew Blaikie from the Global Health Implementation team recently presented their 3rd year dissertations at the IAPB 10th General Assembly in Durban, South Africa.
William J Williams founder of Arclight Instruments delivered a seminar on ‘Innovation and Implementation’ to the Global Health MSc students.
Dr Blaikie attended COECSA 2016 presenting 3 papers and 2 posters from his research team based on low cost retinal imaging devices for low and middle income countries.
Sahib Tuteja, a 3rd year medical student with Dr Andrew Blaikie, recently presented a poster at the 6th National Scottish Medical Education Conference in Edinburgh.