News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 56 2005. December 15, 2005

Calling all authors! Article writing competition for the Community Eye Health Journal

Readers are invited to submit original articles (not previously published) on a theme relevant to implementing VISION 2020. Articles should be innovative, based on VISION 2020 priorities, and of relevance to our readers. Our readers are mostly in developing countries and work in community eye care as general nurses, ophthalmic nurses/assistants, refractionists/
optometrists, public health specialists and ophthalmologists.

Prize: Publication of the four winning articles in the Community Eye Health Journal. Winning articles will be selected by the Editorial Committee.

Length: 1,500 words maximum.

Deadline: Extended to 28th February 2006.

Photographs and graphics: They can be submitted to illustrate the article. If photographs of patients are included, they should be accompanied by evidence of the patient’s (or guardian’s) written consent to use the photograph for educational purposes.

Format: Articles can be handwritten, typed or in electronic format.

How to send articles:

By post – Article Competition, The Editor, Community Eye Health Journal, ICEH, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

By email – Put ‘Article Competition’ as the subject and send to: VICTORIA.FRANCIS@LSHTM.AC.UK and ANITA.SHAH@LSHTM.AC.UK

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