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Aravind Eye Care System, the largest eye care provider in the world, is offering two courses in eye care management:

1) Management Priorities in Eye Care Delivery

A participant at the Trainers training in Scientific Optical Dispensing

IAPB SEA in collaboration with WHO SEARO is organising “Trainers training in Scientific Optical Dispensing” at Bosch and Lomb School of Optometry, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.

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The annual MSc Public Health for Eye Care is currently accepting applications through the LSHTM online application system.

This course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their setting.

The training will enable them to:

The formal ceremony with the Minister of Health

The committee was created based on recommendation in a workshop supported by IAPB and organised by Indonesia Ophthalmologist Association (IOA/PERDAMI) in 2014 in Jogjakarta.

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Walk for Sight organised by Sight for Life is a 330 kilometre walk from Batticaloa to Colombo, in Sri Lanka.

The walk takes place over 17 days, starting from 26th of November, 2015 passing through cities and villages in the country to raise funds and awareness to combat needless blindness.

The volunteers will stop at eye clinics and selected locations for fund raising. They will be accompanied by the local Public Health workers and officers in every location they visit.


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