News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 16 No. 45 2003. March 01, 2003

New appointment

Professor Allen Foster OBE FRCS FRCOphth

Allen Foster has been appointed Professor of International Eye Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Professor Foster is Director, International Centre of Eye Health (ICEH), now situated at the LSHTM.

For many years, Allen Foster has been Medical Director, CBM International, following ten years of service in Tanzania. He is Senior Vice-President of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.

ICEH staff and serving committee members of the Journal of Community Eye Health are delighted to report this academic recognition of Allen Foster’s many contributions to the prevention of world blindness and Vision 2020: The Right to Sight.

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