Grace Mbugua KTG Ambassador Update

KnowTheGlow is delighted to feature the latest adventures of one of our amazing Ambassadors to Kenya.  You may remember the story of Grace Mbugua and her son Christian and their journey to care, to reach Dr. Khaki Kimani at Kenyatta National Hospital.   Grace has been …

Introducing Dr. Marianne Hedlund

Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, connected with Marianne Hedlund through an introduction facilitated by Larry Wagh, who serves as the Ambassador for KnowTheGlow in India. Marianne had been in India for a few months on sabbatical and planned to continue her research in Bolivia and South …

Introducing Dr. Cecelia Ojabo

In the realm of healthcare, the most impactful changes often occur at the grassroots level. Dr. Cecilia Ojabo, a distinguished figure in ophthalmology and former Commissioner of Health and Human Services in Benue State, Nigeria, has dedicated her career to bridging the gap between rural …

Get to Know Dr. Marcela Zubieta

As the Regional Chair of Latin America for Childhood Cancer International, CCI, the largest patient support organization for childhood cancer, Dr. Marcela Zubieta coordinates programs and campaigns, conferences, meetings, and training for member organizations in the region to transformatively improve the experience of childhood cancer …

Meet Dr. Maria Pefkianaki

Megan Webber, co-founder of KnowTheGlow, and Helene Dameris, Director of Global Outreach, recently engaged in a pivotal conversation with Dr. Maria Pefkianaki, Director of the Ocular Oncology Service in Athens, Greece.  Dr. Pefkianaki’s journey is one of resilience, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of a …

Meet Dr. Dan Alter

Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, and Helene Dameris, Global Outreach Director, had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Dan Alter, President of Focus Inc., facilitated through an introduction by Dr. Yamilee Chérubin, the only pediatric ophthalmologist in Haiti. In the world of vision care, …

Brazilian April Brown Campaign Update

https://www.iapb.org/blog/april-brown-launches-for-2024/ As part of our ongoing Brazil awareness campaign, KTG is delighted to highlight the recently completed April Brown Campaign and their work raising awareness of eye disease and eye health throughout Brazil!  We are happy to see that the campaign which began in April …