MBS and healthcare professionals will host information webinar to mark World Glaucoma Day on Friday

The Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) will be teaming up with a number of professionals to host a prevention webinar in observance of World Glaucoma Day on Friday, March 11.

The event is being held under the theme “Glaucoma from the Patient’s Perspective” and will be staged via Zoom and face-to-face at the MBS conference room.

Public Relations Officer Dr. Janelle Charles-Williams says that among the presenters will be Dr. Jillia Bird, optometrist; Andre Bovell, director of Pharmacy, Nutrition and Statistics and a nutritionist; and Juanita James, the President of the Antigua and Barbuda Diabetes Association.

During the event, Dr. Charles-Williams says, the audience will be informed about the services provided by MBS for glaucoma patients.

The webinar will also provide patients and others an opportunity to interact with the professionals and have their questions answered.