News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 22 No. 70 2009. June 11, 2009


Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Tanzania, Visit or contact Genes Mng’anya at [email protected]

Bridging communities and eye care providers for VISION 2020 in Africa, 9-13 November 2009. target audience: eye care programme managers, trainers, and key decision makers of national prevention of blindness programmes.

Organisational and financial management to achieve VISION 2020 in Africa. 16-27 November 2009. target audience: heads and key decision makers of VISION 2020 planning areas.

Postgraduate diploma in community eye health. University of Cape Town, South Africa, January 2010. target audience: national VISION 2020 coordinators and district VISION 2020 programme managers. Duration: one year. Closing date: 30 October 2009. Fee: ZAR 35,000 (US $3,500). Contact Deon Minnies at [email protected]

Paediatric ophthalmology in 2010: clinical practice and its scientific foundations. Institute for Child Health, London, 18-22 January 2010. target audience: ophthalmologists and consultants. Fee: £650 (reductions available for low- and middle income countries). For information, call +44 207 829 8692 or email [email protected]

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