News and notices. February 11, 2019

Obituaries: Uduak Udom and Frank Green


Dr Uduak Udom of Nigeria, the World Council of Optometry’s immediate past president and a friend of the Community Eye Health Journal, has passed away after a long and courageous battle with illness. Read more about her remarkable career here:


Dr Frank Green (UK) is remembered for his work providing ophthalmology services to refugees in Myanmar and Thailand. He performed over 20,000 cataract operations and trained selected Karen refugees to perform cataract surgery. Read more here: