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The application process for the ICO-WGA Three Month Fellowship Program is now open! That and more in this month's WGA newsletter. 

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Get ready for the 2021 Fellowship Program

The application process for the 2021 Fellowship Program is now open! Visit the WGA website to learn more about the requirements and how to apply.

The ICO-World Glaucoma Association Three Month Fellowship Program is organized to help promising young ophthalmologists from Sub-Saharan Africa improve their practical skills and broaden their perspectives of ophthalmology and glaucoma. 

Read the experiences from the 2017 and 2019 Fellows on the WGA website. 
APPLY NOW for the 2021 Fellowship Program

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Watch the JOG Paper of the Month video!

The Journal of Glaucoma (JOG) is an official publication of the WGA. Every month the WGA Associate Advisory Board selects the Paper of the Month. Our guest for this first episode is Teresa C. Chen from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear. Her paper reports the diagnostic capability of a new 3D-OCT derived parameter.

For the full video, go to

Vision and Eye Health 2019

The WGA worked on the Vision and Eye Health Campaign with Health Awareness UK to promote awareness on eye health.

Read more about glaucoma and other important topics related to eye health and check out this article on glaucoma by the WGA Education Committee:

Upcoming events

Looking to meet the WGA? Join us at the upcoming AAO Annual Meeting in San Francisco, USA, Oct. 12 - 15, 2019 at booth 7112.

Abstract submissions for the 5th Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress 2020 are now open and you are invited to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation and publication at APGC2020. Submit here
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