Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness and Diabetic Retinopathy Report – Papua New Guinea 2017

The Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) + Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) was a Brien Holden Vision Institute (the Institute) project, conducted in cooperation with the Institute’s partner in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – PNG Eye Care.  It was supported under a research grant from The Fred Hollows Foundation. The first national survey on eye health in Papua New…

A Situational Analysis: Eye Care Needs of Rohingya Refugees and the Affected Bangladeshi Host Population in Cox’s Bazar District Bangladesh

The Seva Foundation, recently released a new report to assess the eye care needs of the one million Rohingya people living in refugee camps in Bangladesh. “A Situational Analysis: Eye Care Needs of Rohingya Refugees and the Affected Bangladeshi Host Population in Cox’s Bazar District Bangladesh” provides a snapshot of the critical eye care needs…

Roadmap of Visual Impairment Control Program in Indonesia 2017-2030

Prevalence of blindness in Indonesia continues to be high. To overcome visual impairment in Indonesia, various efforts are needed including promotive, preventative, curative and rehabilitative action. Participation and contribution from cross-programmer and across sectors, as well as partners, in the implementation of these visual visual impairment control programme are welcome. This roadmap can be used…

First Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness Survey in the Maldives: Prevalence and Causes of Blindness and Cataract Surgery

A nationwide rapid assessment of avoidable blindness survey was undertaken in the Maldives among people aged 50 years or more to assess the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment, cataract surgical coverage, cataract surgery outcome, and barriers to up‑take of cataract surgical services.

Cirugía de Catarata con Incisión Pequeña Manual [Orbis]

La cirugía de catarata sufrió cambios significativos que comenzaron con el abandono de la cirugía intracapsular, continuando con la llegada de las lentes intraoculares, y las variaciones continuas en la extracción extracapsular del cristalino. La cirugía de catarata extracapsular que emplea una incisión 10 mm en el limbo y que requiere el cierre de la…

GUIA PRACTICA CLINICA DE RETINOPATIA DIABETICA PARA LATINOAMERICA (2011)

GUIA PRACTICA CLINICA DE RETINOPATIA DIABETICA PARA LATINOAMERICA: DIRIGIDA A OFTALMÓLOGOS Y PROFESIONALES DE LA SALUD Organiza: PROGRAMA VISION 2020 IAPB para América Latina. EDITORES: Dr. Fernando Barría von-Bischhoffshausen (1) y Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro (2) (1) Comité de prevención de ceguera de la Asociación Panamericana de Oftalmología y (2) SubComité de Retinopatía Diabética del programa Visión 2020LA…

Ukrainian – English Ophthalmic Dictionary

The advances in modern ophthalmology, the introduction of novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, the opportunities for communication between ophthalmologists from different countries and their participation in international conferences and courses require some knowledge of languages. There are many doctors who speak different languages, but most of them need to know the professional terminology in order…

Polish – English Ophthalmic Dictionary

Ophthalmology is rapidly becoming a global profession. The increasing number of international conferences and symposia, the expansion of internet teaching and the numerous new ophthalmic journals mean that ophthalmologists need no longer be isolated. In addition the advances in modern ophthalmology together with the introduction of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches have broadened the opportunities…

Myanmar National Eye Health Plan 2017-2021

The National Eye Heath Plan 2017-2021(NEPH), the country’s first national strategic plan for eye health was launched on 23 March 2017. It will guide and align the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS) and other stakeholders to significantly reduce avoidable blindness and address vision impairment in Myanmar. The purpose of Myanmar's National…

Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Up to 16 Million Americans Have Uncorrected Vision Impairment; Report Calls for Transformation in Population Health Efforts to Eliminate Correctable and Avoidable Vision Impairments by 2030. In 2014, the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multidisciplinary committee to “examine the core principles and public health strategies…

Low Vision Manual – KCCO Translated [Spanish] [Portuguese]

[Español] La ceguera infantil está incluida como uno de los principales programas de atención a enfermedades dentro de la iniciativa del derecho a la visión de VISION 2020. La baja visión, ya sea en niños o adultos, ha recibido mucha menos atención, sin embargo, hay un  Españolreciente interés en el tratamiento de este difícil y…