News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 17 No. 52 2004. December 01, 2004

LSHTM Courses: MSc Community Eye Health

Dates: 26th September 2005 – 15th September 2006
Cost: £13,350 (overseas students)
Venue: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The MSc Community Eye Health is designed to equip eye care professionals and planners with the knowledge and skills to implement the VISION 2020 programme, at country and district level. Training in Community Eye Health extends the training in clinical ophthalmology which is applied to individual patients, to a consideration of the eye health of whole populations – how these can be assessed, resourced and evaluated.

The course is designed in keeping with the aims, priorities and strategies of VISION 2020. VISION 2020 is a programme designed to eliminate preventable and avoidable blindness, globally, by 2020.

Applicants are expected to be health care professionals involved in eye care, or to have appropriate technical qualifications and work experience.

Course duration is one year (full-time) and the course on a part-time basis over two years.

Further information: [email protected] or [email protected]. Alternatively look at our websites or

Application forms are available from The Registry, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
tel: +44 (0) 20 7299 4646
fax: +44 (0) 20 7323 0638
e-mail: [email protected]
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