The British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB) grant programme is accepting applications for research grants and awards
Closing date: 7 October 2016
Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’, in the following categories:
Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is looking for a specialist in Paediatric Ophthalmology to work at their clinics in Tanzania
The responsibilites would include supporting the CCBRT clinics and development and initiatiation of training of fellows in paediatric ophthalmology.
Seven new candidates and three incumbents responded to the call for nominations for Regional Chairs across IAPB's seven regions. In two regions, Africa and Western Pacific, regional elections will be held to choose the preferred candidate among the nominees. In the Eastern Mediterranean, Europe and South East Asia the incumbent chairs stood for another term, and in North and Latin America two new candidates were put forward.
Innovation Fund backs more ideas to change the way eye care is delivered in developing countries
11 April 2016, London:
Standard Chartered’s Seeing is Believing, a collaboration between the bank and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), has launched the second phase of its Innovation Fund, expanding five of the original projects and awarding grants to seven new projects.