London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
MSc Public Health for Eye Care, starting September 2014. Read more about it and see what previous graduates say at www.iceh.org.uk/display/WEB/ MSc+Public+health+for+eye+care To apply, visit www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/ masters/mscphec.html
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. Courses start in September every year. Email: [email protected] or visit http://tinyurl.com/rehabcourse.
Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Contact: Zanele Magwa, Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, Private Bag 3, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa. Tel: +27 21 404 7735. Email: [email protected]
Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO), Tanzania
Contact Genes Mng’anya, KCCO Tanzania Limited PO Box 2254, Moshi, Tanzania. Tel: +255 27 275 3547 or visit www.kcco.net
Lions Sightfirst Eye Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.
Small incision cataract surgery for ophthalmologists wishing to upgrade from ECCE. Duration: 6 weeks. Cost: US $1,000 for tuition and US $945 for accommodation and meals. 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. Email: [email protected]
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 www.aurosiksha.org
Free courses on strabismus, cataract, paediatric ophthalmology, neuroophthalmology and the cornea are currently available. Registration is free. Visit www.cybersight.org