News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 24 No. 75 2011. October 31, 2011

Courses

Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa. For information about VISION 2020 certificate courses in 2012, a postgraduate diploma in community eye health (PGDip) in 2013, or a Masters in Public Health (community eye health) in 2013, contact Zanele Magwa, Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, Private Bag 3, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa. Tel: +27 21 404 7735. Email: ntombizanele.magwa@uct.ac.za

International Centre for Eye Health. MSc in Public Health for Eye Care. From September 2012 to September 2013 or part-time over two years. Apply before April 2012. For scholarships and details of application, write to: Registry, LSTHM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK. Tel: +44 207 299 4646 or visit www.lshtm.ac.uk/prospectus/masters/ mscphec.html

Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO), Tanzania. For information on courses, contact Genes Mng’anya, KCCO, Good Samaritan Foundation, PO Box 2254 Moshi, Tanzania. Tel: +255 27 275 3547. Email: genes@kcco.net or visit www.kcco.net

Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. Small incision cataract surgery for ophthalmologists wishing to upgrade from ECCE. Duration: 1 month. Courses run every month. Cost: US $1,000 for tuition and US$ 500-700 for accommodation and meals. Write to: The Training Coordinator, Lions Medical Training Centre, Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital, PO Box 66576-00800, Nairobi, Kenya, call +254 20 418 32 39, or email training@lionsloresho.org

International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, India. Community Eye Health Diploma (6 months, US $8,000) and Masters (11 months, US $21,000). Courses start in January 2012. Contact S Sheeladevi, International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Kismatpur Campus, LV Prasad Marg, Hyderabad 500 034, India. Email: sheela@lvpei.org

Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology. Instrument maintenance courses with a trainee: trainer ratio of 1:1. Courses start on 1 Feb, 1 Apr, 1 June, 1 Aug, 1 Oct and 1 Dec 2012. Duration: Four weeks. Cost: US $400 (including tools). Visit www.aravind.org/Education.aspx or write to: Prof V Srinivasan, LAICO, 72, Kuruvikaran Salai, Gandhi Nagar, Madurai 625 020, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: v.srinivasan@aravind.org

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