Community Eye Health Journals seeks Volunteer Translators

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

The Community Eye Health Journal is seeking Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish speakers to help check the translation accuracy of their ophthalmic operating theatre nursing text. This is an open access text book on the IAPB Standard List. We seek volunteers with contextual understanding of ophthalmology, nursing, healthcare and/or the operating theatre and day surgery services…

“Without this journal, I am in utter darkness.”

Editor, Community Eye Health Journal
Organisation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

We have just published the 100th issue of the Community Eye Health Journal, thirty years after the first issue appeared. While working on it over the last few months, I was repeatedly drawn to reflect on the words of a Nigerian optometrist who responded to our 2015 reader survey: “Without this journal, I am in…

Opening the eyes of eye care practitioners to prevent blindness in premature babies

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

Compelled to help lower the incidence of global blindness, the Community Eye Health Journal has brought twelve international experts together to create a special issue on retinopathy of prematurity – a preventable cause of childhood blindness worldwide. Thanks to the support of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, paper copies of the issue are now…

3 nurses, 1 walk and a global need for ophthalmic nurse resources

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

Raising funds to support ophthalmic nurse training is never easy, but perhaps, one step at a time – we can do something about it. In June, alongside nursing colleagues Sandy Burnett, USA (ORBIS volunteer and FHFNZ) and Lisa Buckland, AU (Eye Bank of Western Australia) we did exactly that, one-step at a time, joining thousands…