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Rethinking eye health systems to achieve universal coverage: the role of research

Achieving universal coverage in eye care remains a tremendous challenge as 226 million people in the world remain visually impaired, the majority from avoidable causes. The impact of eye care interventions has been constrained by the limited capacities of health systems in low-income and middle-income countries to deliver…

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Job Oppportunity for African ICEH MSc Alumni: Sightsavers – Programme Development Advisor: Eye Health and Health Systems Strengthening (Sub-Saharan Africa)

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Programme Development Advisor: Eye Health and Health Systems Strengthening (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Sightsavers’¬†vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, it¬†improves the lives of millions of people in the…

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Innovative Tanzania pilot study finds that incorporating promotion of children’s eye health into reproductive and child health services can improve knowledge and change practices

Many blinding eye conditions of childhood are preventable or treatable, particularly in developing countries. However, primary eye care (PEC) for children is poorly developed, leading to unnecessary visual loss. Activities for control by health workers entail interventions for systemic conditions (measles, vitamin A deficiency), identification and referral of children with…

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Applications open: Clinical research fellowships from the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium

Coordinated by ICEH, the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium is a group of highly respected eye health organisations is delivering an integrated programme of fellowships, research and technology to provide quality care to all and strengthen eye health systems across the Commonwealth.

Applications are now open for the Consortium’s programme…

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Registration opens for the 2014 ISGEO congress

Registration is now open for this year’s International Society Geographical & Epidemiological Ophthalmology (ISGEO) congress which is being hosted by ICEH at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on the 11th and 12th of September.

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Find out more about the International Society Geographical &amp…

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