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Introducing myself and my journal: women and vision

About Me:
My name is Dr Grace Ogbonna, am a Nigerian, I schooled at Abia State University where in I studied optometry and graduated as a doctor of Optometry. I have a great passion for the education of women in the remotest regions of the world on their vision, general health and related factors. Having been a benefactor of such a programme I sincerely wish to reach those whose life will be touched by such minute information which may not make any difference to a civilized mind, I wish to reach all those whose joy for life may be dependant on the presences or absences of such minute information knowing that information is a big key to better living.

My Passions:
I have passion for women vision especially amongs those in the rural areas where there are little or no healthcare facilities. no wonder am now here in one the remotest part of Nigeria where women are relegatted to the background, with little or no vision

My Challenges:
poor means of reaching this women especially with the neccessary information disemmination, timidity of this women, language barrier and even more so religious barrier

My Vision for the Future:
creating a platform for the prevention of most preventible eye blinding diseases amongst women in the remotest parts of Nigeria and the world at large

My Areas of Expertise:
optometry. care, maintenance and management of the eyes


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Wecome to the community!

Dear Dr Grace Ogbonna,

Hello and welcome to the community!

You passion to give women a vision (both symbolically AND literally) is amazing! I love it! How long have you been practicing optometry?

By the way, there are plenty of women here from Nigeria in particular that you might be interested in connecting with, and they're listed here:

If you would like some additional tips on making the most of what our site has to offer I encourage you to look through our Getting Started Guide, available here:

Also, I would like to encourage you to watch a newly released short video which features bold and amazing World Pulse women speak out. I hope you like it - available here:

Thanks again for joining with us, and I look forward to connecting with you in the future.

Kind regards,

World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer

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