Qatar Fund For Development
Qatar Fund For Development
project
Qatar Fund For Development
  • 15 May
  • 2024

Under the leadership of Qatar Fund for Development’s initiative Women in conflict zone, and Qatar Charity
Qatar Fund for Development and Orbis, are hosting a week-long professional development programme, open to women in ophthalmology and nursing, from countries receiving humanitarian support from Qatar Fund for Development .

May 22, 2022

Under the leadership of Qatar Fund for Development’s initiative Women in conflict zone, and Qatar Charity
Qatar Fund for Development and Orbis, are hosting a week-long professional development programme, open to women in ophthalmology and nursing, from countries receiving humanitarian support from Qatar Fund for Development.

The simulation training, delivered on the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital, will take place in Doha from the 30th Oct – 3rd Nov.

Apply below:

Under Qatar Fund for Development’s new initiative Women in conflict zone and the second Phase of the Qatar Creating Vision initiative, Orbis will deliver a week-long, regional eye care simulation training in Doha. Virtual and theoretical learning opportunities for ophthalmologists and nurses, will be provided via Orbis’s award-winning platform Cybersight, prior to in-person simulation training. 

Travel and in-country costs will be covered for all selected participants.

This is a unique opportunity which you can apply for here

Endorsed by Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health, this is a unique opportunity for participants to train on state-of-the-art equipment and be exposed to multiple sub-specialities, as well as attend lectures and workshops.

Training will take place onboard Orbis fully accredited ophthalmic teaching facility, the Flying Eye Hospital.

This course is open to women from, or living in the following countries:

  • Afghanistan,
  • Iraq,
  • Libya,
  • Palestine,
  • Somalia,
  • Sudan,
  • Syria,
  • Yemen.

Topics

Participating ophthalmologists will have multi-subspecialty simulation training on areas including, cataract, glaucoma, strabismus, medical retina-laser.

Participating nurses will have nursing simulation training on topics such as, scrubbing and circulating for ophthalmic surgeries; cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilization process of surgical instruments; pre-operative patient preparation and post-operative patient care.

Eligibility

For Ophthalmologists:

  • Junior Ophthalmology Resident
  • Senior Ophthalmology Resident
  • Ophthalmology Fellow
  • Junior Consultant Ophthalmologist (practicing for <5 years)

*Senior consultant ophthalmologists also considered if an applicant has not had access to continued learning in the last decade.

Number of surgeries performed as the primary surgeon in the following subspecialties below:

  • Cataract (MSICS, ECCE, Phacoemulsification & cataract extraction) | Maximum 100
  • Glaucoma (Trabeculectomy, Tube Implantation – valved / non-valved) | Maximum 30
  • Strabismus (Horizontal muscle surgery, Vertical rectus surgery, Inferior/Superior oblique surgery, Adjustable suture) | Maximum 20
  • Medical Retina (Intravitreal injections, Pan Retinal photocoagulation (PRP), Focal Laser: Macular grid retinal holes, tears; Argon Laser using Indirect) | Maximum 30

For Nurses:

  • Ophthalmic Nurses or nurses working in the ophthalmology department operating room
  • Nurses who have basic training in operating room aseptic technique

All: Participant must have access to a computer/mobile device with stable internet connection/Wi-Fi for mandatory online learning prior to Doha training course.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS THE 15TH JUNE

  • Geography Afghanistan Palestine Yemen
  • Timeline 2022 - 2022
  • SDGS Quality Education
  • Sector Economic Development
  • Partner Orbis