News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 26 No. 84 2013. December 20, 2013


Tell us about your course. Please write to: The Editor: Community Eye Health Journal, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK. Email: [email protected]

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

MSc Public Health for Eye Care. Starting September 2014. Apply now.

Short courses in 2014

  • Planning for VISION2020 (April)
  • NEW COURSE: Research Methods for Eye Health Professionals (June)
  • Tropical Ophthalmology (June)

More information and how to apply.

German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan

Professional Diploma in Vision Rehabilitation (4 months, US $1,040) and MSc in Vision Rehabilitation (2 years, US $4,800) open to optometrists, therapists, educators and rehabilitation workers. Find out more or email: [email protected]

Lions Medical Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Small Incision Cataract Surgery, for ophthalmologists wishing to upgrade from ECCE (6 weeks, US$1,000 for tuition). Write to: The Training Coordinator, Lions Medical Training Centre, Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital, PO Box 66576-00800, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: +254 20 418 32 39.

Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology

International Epidemiology of Vision Loss in Africa, 20–23 January 2014, Cape Town, South Africa. Please contact Genes Mng’anga at [email protected] and/or [email protected]. Visit

Online courses


Free short online courses for eye care professionals to help them maintain skills and continue their professional development from Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology (LAICO), India. Visit

ORBIS CyberSight

Free courses on strabismus, cataract, paediatric ophthalmology, neuroophthalmology and the cornea are currently available. Registration is free. Visit

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