News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 53 2005. March 16, 2005

Courses and conferences

Royal College of Nursing – Ophthalmic Nursing Forum
Annual Conference and Exhibition, “Ophthalmic Nursing: Dimensions of care – to boldly go…” June 24 – 26, 2005 Venue: Thistle Hotel, Bristol, UK
For information, email: [email protected]

VISION 2020 One-week course
4 – 8 July 2005
Venue: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London Cost: £600
The course is for ophthalmologists and eye health programme managers involved in the drive to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020. For more information, email: [email protected]

World Ophthalmology Congress
(Previously called “International Congress of Ophthalmology ICO”)
February 19 – 24, 2006 Venue: Brazil
The World Ophthalmology Congress will be held in conjunction with the XXVI Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology and the XVII Brazilian Congress on Blindness Prevention.
Information on the congress and on the committees, scientific programme and coordinators of different areas are available at the congress web site:

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