News and notices. November 13, 2013

Workshop on epidemiology & evidence behind V2020 priorities in Africa, Cape Town

Date: January 20-23, 2014

Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

Partners: KCCO International & Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town

Objective: The goal of the course is to bring participants up-to-date on the epidemiology of blindness and eye diseases in Africa, as well as up-to-date on existing evidence for improving planning, practices, and programmes to reduce visual impairment across Africa.

Target audience: Programme managers, both new and experienced, fund raisers and others who work for organizations to reduce visual impairment will benefit. National eye coordinators who plan on a large scale and individual ophthalmologists with a strong interest in public health will also gain from this course.

Funding: Seva Foundation

More information and how to apply: KCCO courses 2013 (PDF)