News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 12 No. 30 1999. June 01, 1999

Epidemiology research awards scheme

The International Society of Geographical & Epidemiological Ophthalmology (ISGEO) has been pleased to announce that, in 1997 Dr George Jacob (Papua New Guinea) and, in 1998, Dr Okello Quinto (Uganda) received the ISGEO Start-up Research Grants.

These grants (up to US$1,000) are to help people living and working in developing countries initiate small/pilot ophthalmology research projects. Applications are being accepted for 1999 and a copy of the research application form can be obtained from:

Dr Paul Courtright, ISGEO Secretary
BC Centre for Epidemiologic & International Ophthalmology
St. Paul’s Hospital
1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC,
V6Z 1Y6, CANADA
Tel: 001-604-806 – 8169
Fax: 001-604-806 – 8058
E-mail: PCOURTRIGHT@STPAULSHOSP.BC.CA

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