News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 23 No. 72 2010. March 09, 2010

Courses

International Centre for Eye Health, UK

Application forms available from The Registry, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK. Tel: +44 207 299 4646. Email elizabeth.mercer@lshtm.ac.uk or visit www.iceh.org.uk

MSc Community Eye Health, 27 September 2010 to 16 September 2011. UK £15,150 (overseas students) or UK £4,815 (home and EU students)

Public health planning for hearing impairment, 12-16 July 2010. UK £750.

Community Eye Health Institute, South Africa

Short courses: All courses ZA R2,500 (approximately US $350). Contact Aayesha Patel, Community Eye Health Institute, University of Cape Town, Private Bag 3, RONDEBOSCH, 7700, South Africa, Tel +27 21 406 6215. Email: aayesha.patel@uct.ac.za or visit www.cehi.uct.ac.za

  • Project management for VISION 2020, 26-30 July 2010
  • Monitoring and evaluation for VISION 2020, 23-27 August 2010
  • Leadership and management for VISION 2020, 20-23 September 2010.

Postgraduate diploma in community eye health
For national VISION 2020 coordinators and district VISION 2020 programme managers. Duration: one year. Cost: US $4,500 for students from SADEC countries and US $8,250 for non-SADEC students. Recommended living expenses for 12 weeks in Cape Town: approximately US $3,000. Closing date: 30 October 2010.

Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Tanzania

All courses paid for by various sponsors. Contact Genes Mng’anya, Good Samaritan Foundation, PO Box 2254, Moshi, Tanzania, Tel +255 27 275 3547. Email: genes@ kcco.net or visit www.kcco.net

Addressing the challenges of childhood cataract in Africa, 20-23 September 2010 (Nigeria)

Certificate course in Community Eye Health, 27 October to 26 November 2010.

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