News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 31 No. 102 2018. August 21, 2018


MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Fully funded scholarships are available for Commonwealth country nationals. The course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability. For more information visit or email [email protected]

Free online courses

The ICEH Open Education for eye care programme offers a series of online courses in key topics in public health eye care. All the courses are free to access and include: Global Blindness, Eliminating Trachoma, Ophthalmic Epidemiology: Basic Principles and Application to Eye Disease.

Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services in English and French with Portuguese and Spanish translations.

Eliminating Trachoma: Our next run of the “Eliminating Trachoma” MOOC begins on the 1st October.

Our newest course “Diabetic Eye Disease: Strengthening Services” begins on the 8th October.

More free courses coming! Certification also available.

For more information visit

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