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Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust

Miriam Hyman

Miriam was one of the fifty-two people killed in the "7/7" London bombings of 7 July 2005. Her family and friends set up the Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust in May 2008 and equipped the Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre (MHCECC) within the L V Prasad Eye Institute in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. This is a living memorial; a place of hope, healing and rehabilitation for children who need eye care services, irrespective of the ability to pay. Since its inauguration on 03 July 2008 there have been over 60,000 Outpatients appointments (25% without charge) and over 6,000 surgeries (50% without charge) (July 2014).

"Every time a child is treated at the MHCECC, Miriam's memory is invoked and her spirit lives on through those children whose sight is restored in her name." - Dr Taraprasad Das, Vice Chairman of the L V Prasad Eye Institute

The suffering that follows violent terrorism is intense, extensive, avoidable and cannot be justified in any circumstances. In addition to its work in India, the MHMT is seeking to address this by promoting social cohesion and responsible citizenship primarily, but not exclusively, through schools.

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Latest News & Events

10th Anniversary Sponsored Cycle supporting "Miriam's Vision"

On July 3rd, 4th & 5th 2015 Calling cyclists to take part in the MHMT West Country Bike Ride from Bath to Tavistock Square, London to remember the tenth anniversary of the London bombings. Funds r..

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Development of "Miriam's Vision": An Education Resource

The MHMT is developing an electronic education resource, “Miriam's Vision: A Response to the 2005 London Bombings”, in partnership with Copthall School, North London (http://www.coptha..

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Fellowship July 2014: Advanced training abroad for MHCECC consultant

We are delighted that MHCECC retina specialist, Dr Tapas Ranjan Padhi (, takes up a year's fellowship at the University of Mi..

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Current FR target: £20,000 for a Cryostat

The MHMT has a new fundraising goal of £20,000 for a Cryostat for the MHCECC A biological microtome cryostat is a machine that reduces the wait for tissue sample results from five days to fi..

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Buy a Drink for Mim Campaign - ongoing

The "Buy a Drink for Mim!" campaign is so easy to organise in any pub, bar, cafe, community centre, social / sports club etc: Laminates (/Assets/Buy_a_Drink_for_Mim_A4_laminates.pdf) on the table..

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Give as you Live to the MHMT!

Give as you Live is the effortless new way to donate to the MHMT when you shop online! Download it in moments below. Every time you shop in participating online stores THEY donate to th..

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MHMT now on FaceBook

The MHMT is on FaceBook! You can find us at PLEASE "LIKE" US on the button on this page! Click on the widget below and sign in to view our Wall and befriend us - thank y..

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