International Eye Health, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
  • Tuition
    1000
    Tuition (Module)
    1000
    Tuition (Module)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The primary purposes of the workshop (which will parallel closely the expanding workshop programme currently underway in about thirty countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America) will be to familiarise participants with: the aims, objectives and strategies of the VISION 2020: the Right to Sight programme;the planning principles involved in establishing community eye health programmes for the control of avoidable blindness to population clusters of around 1 million in developing countries.
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About

The primary purposes of the workshop (which will parallel closely the expanding workshop programme currently underway in about thirty countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America) will be to familiarise participants with:

  • the aims, objectives and strategies of the VISION 2020: the Right to Sight programme.
  • the planning principles involved in establishing community eye health programmes for the control of avoidable blindness to population clusters of around 1 million in developing countries.

Accreditation

CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists under category B.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: 22 - 26 June 2015
  • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Setting & Programme

The course programme will look at needs assessment at the community level and practical issues involved in the treatment of the major blinding diseases. Time will be allocated to group work producing and presenting VISION 2020 proposals for a target population.

Teaching Methods

The course will be taught by staff of the International Centre for Eye Health in the Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases, with experience of workshop delivery in community eye health in many parts of the developing world, will give instruction on the course. A comprehensive manual will be provided to accompany the presentations.

Methods of Assessment

There is no formal assessment but at the conclusion of the course, a certificate of attendance will be provided.

Academic Requirements

This five-day course is aimed primarily at ophthalmologists and eye health programme managers working towards the VISION 2020 goal of elimination of avoidable blindness by the year 2020.

Tuition Fee Per Module

  • GBP 1000 International
  • GBP 1000 EU/EEA

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