Flattening the InAccessibility Curve

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Prevent Blindness has partnered with organizations and companies in a collaborative project to collect data and information about the experiences of individuals who are blind or are visually impaired during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the lives of those with visual impairments and to identify solutions…

Online Conference on Ophthalmology and COVID-19 in African units

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Conference starts Thursday 9th April at 10:00 am GMT / 1:00pm East Africa Time / 11:00am West African Time To join the Zoom meeting, click on the link or paste this to your web-browser: https://lshtm.zoom.us/j/309691598 The International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) are hosting a collaborative online Zoom…

An eye health resolution at the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community Health Ministers Conference

Regional Programme Coordinator
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community 69th Health Ministers Conference was held in, Lusaka, Zambia from 19th to 21st February 2020. The Conference was attended by Honourable Ministers, Heads of Delegation and senior officials from ECSA Health Community Member States, partner organisations, research institutions, civil society organisations and other key stakeholders. The theme…

World Health Day: Celebrating Nurses

Project Officer, Lions Eye Donation Service
Organisation: Centre for Eye Research Australia

200 years ago, Florence Nightingale recognised that hand-washing and hygiene prevented the spread of infection. It is poignant, and on point, that during the WHO year of the nurse and midwife – timed to coincide with her birthdate, that nurses have been thrust into the limelight to help control the spread of COVID-19. Additionally, it…

EDITORIAL: Cómo Capitalizar Dos Décadas de Experiencia VISIÓN 2020

Regional Chair for IAPB Latin America
Organisation: IAPB

Siempre se nos ha comentado que son los tiempos de crisis los que llevan a meditar, reflexionar y auto evaluarnos con la finalidad de aprender de cada experiencia. Como responsable del cierre del programa en nuestra región he tenido el privilegio de ser un testigo presencial y miembro activo del Programa Visión 20/20 que desde…

Recursos COVID-19: esto es lo que sabemos

Head of Knowledge
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

La nueva pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19) de 2019 está cambiando rápidamente la forma en que funcionan las comunidades de salud y desarrollo. Con la proximidad de los profesionales de la salud ocular a los pacientes durante los exámenes oculares y los informes de que el virus puede causar conjuntivitis, COVID-19 tiene implicaciones para los profesionales…

Módulo de Glaucoma

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordinador: Dr. Jesús Jiménez – Román, Dr. Roberto Cruz Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro Comentador: Dra. Karla Dueñas, Dra. Alejandra Hernández de Oteiza Objetivos: Revisar el estado epidemiológico global actual del glaucoma. Comparar el uso de medicamentos versus la cirugía temprana. Enfatizar…

Módulo de Errores refractivos no corregidos

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordinador: Dr. Bethania López – Star Sub coordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro Comentadores: Dr. Sandra Villegas, Dr. Ana María Beauregard Objetivos: Conocer la Epidemiología. La importancia de una detección y solución temprana. Identificar las variables de ambliopía. Conocer…

Módulo de Retinopatía del prematuro

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dr. Fernando Pérez Pérez Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Paulina Ramírez Neria Comentadores: Dra. Maria Mayorga Castellanos, Dra. Martha Griselda Rangel Charqueño. Objetivo: Conocer la epidemiologia Delinear los criterios terapéuticos actuales y el papel presente y…

Módulo de Retinopatía diabética y tele oftalmología

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dr. Marlon García Roa. Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dr. Miguel Vázquez Membrillo Comentadores: Dr. Marco Vinicio García, Dra. Yolanda Villalpando, Dr. Guillermo Salcedo Villanueva Objetivos: Conocer la epidemiologia Evaluar ventajas y desventajas de la telemedicina en…

Módulo Baja Visión

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Francisco Martínez Castro. Sub-coordinators: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román Comentadores: Dra. Roxana Urdapilleta. Objetivo: Conocer la Epidemiología. Promover la importancia de la detección y referencia temprana de la Baja Visión. Compartir experiencia para generar una cultura de Rehabilitación Visual. Conocer los retos…

Módulo de Catarata I

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dr. Jaime Macías Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher, Dr. Juan Pablo Olivares Comentadores: Dra. Azyade Camacho, Dra. Cristina Mendoza. Objetivos: Conocer La epidemiologia Identificar las mejores opciones costo/beneficio en cirugía de catarata Compartir…

Módulo de Catarata II

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dra. Sandra de la Cruz Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher Comentadores: Dra. Azyade Camacho, Dra. Cristina Mendoza. Objetivos: Comprender: • La prevalencia de cataratas en México: ¿es el resultado del acceso limitado a la…

Módulo de Simuladores quirúrgicos

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dr. Juan Alberto López Ulloa Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher Comentador: Dr. Ivo Ferreira, Dr. Francisco Alvarado. Objetivos: Este módulo pretende explorar el papel actual de los simuladores quirúrgicos en el entrenamiento de…

Módulo de Queratocono

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Coordina: Dra. Diana Álvarez Melloni Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Bethania López – Star, Dra. Diana Álvarez – Melloni Comentador: Dr. Andrew Olivo, Dr. Alejandro Litchtinger. Objetivos: Conocer la epidemiología actual de los pacientes con queratocono, así…

Módulo de Conclusiones

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

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