News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 21 No. 66 2008. June 01, 2008

Courses

International Centre for Eye Health, London, UK

Diploma in community eye health, 18 February-23 May 2009. Target audience: Eye care professionals. Information: visit www.Lshtm.ac.uk/prospectus/short/sdceh.html or email shortcourses@Lshtm.ac.uk

Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Tanzania

All courses are held by the Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO) in collaboration with the Fred Hollows Foundation. Venue: KCCO, Moshi, Tanzania. Information: visit www.kcco.net or contact Genes Mng’anya at genes@kcco.net

  • Addressing the challenges of childhood cataract in Africa: strategies for implementing services for children through child eye health tertiary facilities, 29 September- 3 October 2008. target audience: heads and key decision makers of VISION 2020 planning areas.
  • Certificate course in community eye health, 13 October-5 December 2008. Target audience: eye care programme managers, trainers, and key decision makers of national prevention of blindness programmes.
  • Bridging communities and eye care providers to achieve VISION 2020 in Africa, 10–14 November 2008. Target audience: eye care programme managers, trainers, and key decision makers of national prevention of blindness programmes.
  • Organisational and financial management to achieve VISION 2020 in Africa, 17–28 November 2008. Target audience: heads and key decision makers of VISION 2020 planning areas.

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