News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 26 No. 83 2013. November 18, 2013


The 44th National Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of South Africa takes place in Drakensberg, South Africa, from 13–16 March 2014. Visit

The World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC2014) takes place in Tokyo, Japan, from 2–6 April 2014. Visit for details. The Africa Ophthalmology Forum (AOF) will be awarding a support grant of US $500 each to 20 young sub-Saharan ophthalmologists attending WOC2014. Preference will be given to those who are making presentations and going to the WOC for the first time. Contact Henry Nkumbe, AOF General Secretary, by 15 December 2013: [email protected]

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