News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 14 No. 37 2001. March 01, 2001

Standard List of Medicines, Equipment, Instruments and Optical Supplies for District Level Eye Care Services

In response to the need for up-to-date information about appropriate and affordableophthalmicsupplies, the International Resource Centre of ICEH has published a new edition of the Standard List of Medicines, Equipment, Instruments and Optical Supplies (2001) for eye care services in developing countries.

The List, which will be updated annually, is compiled by the Task Force of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (a group of international non-governmental organisations concerned with prevention of blindness). There are sections on eye medicines, examination equipment, ophthalmic surgical instruments, eye drop production equipment, teaching materials, spectacles and low vision aids. It includes ordering and price details as well as a list of suppliers.

Cost: Free to eye health workers in developing countries. £5.00 elsewhere. Please make cheques in UK£ or US$ payable to University College London.

For further information and orders, please contact: Sue Stevens, International Centre for
Eye Health, 11-43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK. Fax. +44 20 7250 3207; E-mail: eyeresource@ucl.ac.uk

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