On Saturday February 12th SOA-Sweden hosts a 90 minute symposium on paediatric ophthalmology. 

0900 GMT ~ 1000 CET ~ 1100 South Africa ~ 1430 India Standard Time ~ AWST 1700 ~ ACDT 1930 ~ AEDT 2000

SOA-Sweden: Paediatric ophthalmology

At this symposium, we are hosting a symposium on paediatric ophthalmology. We welcome colleagues from Sweden who established the St John exchange between St Erik’s Hospital and Jerusalem in 2019.

We are delighted to welcome our Guest Speaker, Prof. Kristina Teär Fahnehjelm, Associate Professor at Karolinska Institute and Senior Consultant at St. Erik Eye Hospital’s paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus clinic.

Provisional Programme

Introduction from the Swedish Order (5 – 10 mins)

Lecture by Prof. Kristina Teär Fahnehjelm (20min)

Case report number #1: Gaza (10 mins)

Case Report #2: Jerusalem (10 mins)

The Stockholm- Jerusalem exchange: A Report (15 mins)

The Alliance and St John: Mr John Bender (5 – 7 mins)

Report from Richard from the Swedish Orders and a summary of their activities (10 mins)

Report from David from St. John’s Hospital and closing of the meeting


Please join us!


For and on behalf of the SOA:

Dr Elin Bohman, Stockholm. Chair, SOA-Sweden

Dr David H Verity, Hospitaller


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