News and notices. February 11, 2019

Surgical, public health and online courses now available

MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Fully funded scholarships are available for Commonwealth country nationals. The course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability. For more information visit www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/masters/mscphec.html or email romulo.fabunan@lsthm.ac.uk

Small Incision Cataract Surgery Training at Lions Medical Training Centre in Nairobi, Kenya

Courses begin every six weeks and cost US $1,000 for training and approximately US $1,000 for accommodation. Email training@lionsloresho.org or call/message +254 728 970 601 or +254 733 619 191.

Free online courses

The ICEH Open Education for eye care programme offers a series of online courses in key topics in public health eye care. All the courses are free to access and include: Global Blindness, Eliminating Trachoma, Ophthalmic Epidemiology: Basic Principles and Application to Eye Disease.

More free courses coming! Certification also available.

For more information visit http://iceh.lshtm.ac.uk/oer/