News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 22 No. 71 2009. December 01, 2009


International Centre for Eye Health, UK

Application forms for all courses are available from The Registry, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK. Tel: +44 207 299 4646. For more information about all ICEH courses, email Elizabeth Mercer: [email protected]

MSc Community Eye Health, 27 September 2010 to 16 September 2011 (also available on a part-time basis over two years). Cost: UK £15,150 (overseas students) or UK £4,815 (home and EU students)

Diploma Course in Community Eye Health, 17 February to 21 May 2010. Cost: UK £7,040 (overseas students) or UK £2,156 (home and EU students) Email: [email protected] or [email protected] or visit

Planning for VISION 2020, 12-16 July 2010. Cost: UK £735.
Tropical Ophthalmology, 29-31 March 2010. Cost: UK £490.
Public health planning for hearing impairment, 12-16 July 2010. Cost: UK £750.
Email: [email protected] or visit

Community Eye Health Institute, South Africa

All courses cost ZA R2,500 (approximately US $350). Contact Aayesha Patel, Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, Private Bag 3, RONDEBOSCH, 7700, South Africa, Tel +27 21 406 6215. Email: [email protected] or visit

Community eye health for ophthalmology registrars, 13-15 April
Training of trainers for primary eye care, 31 May to 4 June 2010 and 25-29 October 2010 (two courses)
Project management for Vision 2020, 26-30 July 2010
Monitoring and evaluation for Vision 2020, 23-27 August 2010
Leadership and management for Vision 2020, 20-23 September 2010

Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Tanzania

All courses paid for by various sponsors. Contact Genes Mng’anya, Good Samaritan Foundation, PO Box 2254, Moshi, Tanzania, Tel +255 27 275 3547. Email: [email protected] or visit

Gender and blindness: review of the evidence and identifying research needs, 11-13 March 2010
Working with management to get the support you need to achieve VISION 2020 goals: a course for ophthalmologists, 19-23 April 2010
Strengthening the capacity of national prevention of blindness coordinators, 10-14 May 2010
Addressing the challenges of childhood cataract in Africa, 20-23 September 2010 (Nigeria)

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