News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 53 2005. March 01, 2005

Useful resources (red eye)

Books

Sutter E, Foster A, Francis V. Hanyane – A village
Available in English and French from ICEH
Price: £5 plus £5 airmail post and packing.
For Indian language editions, contact ICARE Resource Centre, Post Bag No.1 Kismatpur BO, Hyderabad 500 030, India. Email: ICARERESOURCECENTRE@YAHOO.COM

Francis V, Wiafe B. The healthy eyes activity book (for use in primary schools).
Available in English from ICEH
Price: £3 includes post and packing.
French version available from Task Force Sight and Life, BP 2116, 4002, Basel, Switzerland. Email: SIGHT.LIFE@DSM.COM

Participatory approaches for community health worker training in primary eye care.
Available from Project Orbis International, 520 8th Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA. Email: DCHARLES@NYORBIS.ORG

Basic eye care (for community eye health workers).
Simple eye care (for those with minimal formal eye care training). Available from Helen Keller International, 352 Park Avenue South, Suite 1200, New York, NY 10010, USA. Email: SNIENABLER@HKI.ORG

Primary eye care.
Available from Raja Mumtaz Regional Learning Resource Centre, PICO, P O Box 125, Hayatabad Complex – Phase 4, Hayaytabad, Peshawar, Pakistan. Email: RLRC@PICO.ORG.PK

Videos

Epidemic conjunctivitis
(5-minute public education video).

Available in English and Telugu from ICARE (contact details above).

Slide Sets

Stevens S. Practical ophthalmic procedures – Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4.
Available from ICEH. Price: £15 per volume to developing countries (£20 elsewhere) plus £5 post and packing.

Posters in Chinese and Tibetan

Prevent blindness through primary eye care. Available in Chinese and Tibetan from Kunde Foundation, Health Bureau, Gesang Road 30, Zedang, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet 856000, China.
Email: KUNDE@SECURENYM.NET
Public awareness posters on general eye care are also available in Tibetan.

Materials available in Portuguese

  • Folheto informativo – Conjunctivite

  • Folheto infromativo – Proteja seus olhos

  • Atenção primária ocular – Ações básicas-oms

  • Manual de saúde ocular em nível de atenção primária

  • Informações básicas sobre saúde ocular

Available from Servico De Oftalmologica Sanitária, Avenida Dr. Arnaldo, 351 – 6 Andar, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paolo, SP CEP 01246 – 902, Brazil. Email: NHM2@IG.COM.BR

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