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GAEBA started new Annual Award Program. Awardees will be announced at this years World Eye Bank Symposium. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the diversity, expertise and contributions of[…]
VIRTUAL WORLD EYE BANK SYMPOSIUM, 21-22 July 2022, hosted by EBAANZ More information on registration and abstract submission coming soon here.
We are all in the fight for sight restoration together! Eye banks around the world work tirelessly to facilitate cornea donation for sight restoring transplants. Join the members of the Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA) for a free webinar to learn about the current status of eye banking and cornea transplantation around the world.
In late March, the Kentucky State Legislature passed, and the Governor subsequently signed, a new law prohibiting for-profit eye banking in their commonwealth State.The Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations[…]
pdf. version Coronavirus (COVID-2019) and Ocular Tissue Donation COVID-19 is an illness characterised by respiratory symptoms, including coughing, breathlessness, and fever, caused by the infection Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Individuals at greatest[…]
October 8th 2019: The World report offers clear proposals to address significant challenges in delivering eye care through existing health systems. It builds on the concerted efforts of the past[…]
The organ, eye and tissue donation system in the United States depends on the cooperation and shared expertise of many participants; hospitals, eye banks, tissue banks and organ procurement organizations.[…]
The Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA) announces a long-term project to capture annual data on corneal transplants, corneal donations and tissue movement across countries – with other data sets potentially[…]
The Barcelona Principles – An agreement on the use of human donated tissue for ocular transplantation, research and future technologies, are now available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), French, Portuguese-Brazilian and[…]
Transplant professionals welcome update to the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism at international workshop
MADRID, July 1, 2018 – The first new edition of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism, a seminal document that has helped to guide ethical practice[…]
The new International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) position Statement: Donation, Processing, Allocation, Advocacy, and Legislation Supporting Human Corneal Tissue for Ocular Transplant is now available. As an initiative of the ICO, in partnership with[…]
We are accepting abstracts – from all over the world – for our World Eye Bank Symposium (June 15th 2018 – Barcelona). The abstract period has now closed. Registration and abstract[…]
PERTH: Yesterday, Members of EBAANZ ratified Australia and New Zealand’s first regional Bioethics Framework concerning Human Tissue for Ocular Application, during their annual meeting held in conjunction with the Corneal[…]