News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 16 No. 46 2003. June 01, 2003

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Department of Infectious & Tropical Diseases. Short Course in Tropical Ophthalmology

Date: 3 – 5 November 2003
Cost: £330
Venue: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

This course has CME approval of 18 points

This course is aimed primarily at ophthalmologists in the UK and overseas wishing to gain more information on tropical eye disease and the Global VISION 2020 initiative to eliminate avoidable blindness. The primary purposes are to familiarise participants with:

  • the main causes of blindness in the world

  • the clinical presentation and management of the following diseases: Trachoma; Onchocerciasis; Vitamin A deficiency and Measles; Ophthalmia neonatorum; HIV and the eye; Leprosy.

Further information: Mrs Adrienne Burrough, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ICEH, Keppel Street, LONDON WC1E 7HT; E-mail: ADRIENNE.BURROUGH@LSHTM.AC.UK

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