Comm Eye Health Vol. 33 No. 110 2020. Published online 31 December, 2020

Recognising the role of ophthalmic nurses and allied ophthalmic personnel in eye care

Student nurses sitting in a classroom being taught by a qiulaified/senior nurse who is standing up in front of them
Nurses undergoing training at the Ophthalmic Nursing School in Kurle-Bu, Ghana. Windows are open to improve air circulation and both lecturer and students are wearing face masks to reduce droplet transmission. GHANA Photo: Stella Boasiako

Ophthalmic nurses, ophthalmic clinical officers and other allied ophthalmic personnel are at the forefront of the eye health workforce, particularly in low-resource settings where there is a shortage of ophthalmologists. This issue celebrates the vital contributions of ophthalmic nurses and ophthalmic clinical officers in delivering integrated, people-centred eye care, in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organization’s World Report on Vision.

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