News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 54 2005. June 01, 2005

Calling all budding 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. Four winning articles will be published in the Community Eye Health Journal. Articles should be innovative, based on VISION 2020 priorities, and of interest and 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. Winning articles will be selected by the Editorial Committee.
Length: 1,500 words maximum
Deadline: January 9th 2006
Photographs and graphics: Photographs, diagrams and tables 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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