Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) affects babies born prematurely or less than 32 weeks gestational age. It is a devastating blinding condition and affects babies’ retinas. The retina doesn’t develop normal blood vessels until full term. So babies born prematurely have undeveloped retinas and bad blood vessels grown on top of the retina and detached it, […] → Continue Reading Haiti-No More Blind Babies
It was an honor to visit with Dr. Ian Crozier, World Health Organization Adviser to Clinical Care for Ebola Survivors, and to talk about eye care for Ebola Survivors this past week in Monrovia, Liberia. His “Eye witness”, unique story (include link here) is one of triumph and reminds us all that the world is […] → Continue Reading WHO Visits Liberia
As we ring in the New Year at Red Rover Ventures, we are very excited by our multiple projects underway to help fight avoidable blindness here in Michigan and abroad. Vision 2020 is an international commitment to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year, 2020, and we are really nervous since we are now one year […] → Continue Reading Looking ahead in 2016
Mobile Eye Care Telemedicine is here. I have a favorite painting in my office of a typewriter. Call me old fashioned but I left high school for college with a “new” Smith Corona typewriter with the ‘correcto’ lift off ribbon—pretty high tech for the day. I can’t tell you how many papers, I edited and […] → Continue Reading Mobile Eye Care
Maasai Mara, Kenya, Vision loss affects 285 million people worldwide and 90% reside in developing countries. Vision affects a person’s ability to work, to obtain an education and the ability to take care of their family with dignity. Vision loss is directly correlated to poverty. Join me in capturing the beauty in nature and the wilderness […] → Continue Reading Safari For Sight
Thank you Rotary Club of Flint for your donation on our behalf to eliminate polio infection worldwide. The rotary has had a “vision” of a polio free world and joined with other public health organizations to partner in the same vision. It is important to us at Red Rover Ventures that we “join hands” with […] → Continue Reading Thank You…,
Gone Rural was born in 1992 in Swaziland with the vision to empower women for generations to come. Gone Rural is comprised of over 800 woman artisans. […] → Continue Reading Swaziland – Gone Rural
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