Author Archives: Sally Parsley

Postoperative care: A new issue of the Communtiy Eye Health Journal

Responsibility for our patients does not end when they leave the operating theatre – ensuring good eye health and visual outcomes in the long term also requires good postoperative care, counselling and follow-up. The new issue of the Community Eye … Continue reading

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Community Eye Health Journal: New issue addresses non-communicable eye diseases

The challenges eye care professionals face in addressing non-communicable eye disease involve both the patient and the eye health system: that is, everyone and everything involved in eye health delivery. The new issue of the Community Eye Health Journal looks at … Continue reading

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LSHTM open seminar: The Trachoma Endgame, 8th December 2014

Hosted by Professor David Mabey and Professor Robin Bailey Date: Monday 8 December 2014 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: LG81 – Lucas room, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Professor Sheila West … Continue reading

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This week: LSHTM seminar on training tools to support early development in blind children in Africa

At a glance Seminar title: Helping children who are blind develop in the early years – a programme for low resource settings. Date: Wednesday 26th November, 2014 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: Bennett Room – LG80, LSHTM, Keppel … Continue reading

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Apply for a Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Clinical Fellowship

The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium’s Clinical Fellowships are now open for applications from ophthalmologists in low and middle-income Commonwealth countries. One-year and three-month fellowships are being offered in eight highly respected eye health institutions across the Commonwealth. Find out more and apply … Continue reading

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On Commonwealth Day 2014, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust supports eye health experts to accelerate the fight against avoidable blindness

Today eye health experts across the Commonwealth joined forces to combat avoidable blindness, thanks to a major new grant from The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. The £7.1 million grant will enable experts from a range of institutions to come … Continue reading

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New report on study of disability among Plan International’s sponsored children. December 13th, 2013

Include us! A study of disability among Plan International’s sponsored children This ground breaking report, produced in collaboration with Plan International, reveals that children with disabilities in low and middle income countries are being excluded from participation in education. Based … Continue reading

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New manual on how to make eye care services inclusive and accessible (October 9 2013)

“Inclusion made easy in eye health programs. Disability inclusive practices for strengthening comprehensive eye care” This new manual which is being launched by CBM tomorrow, World Sight Day, seeks to address two important questions facing all eye care personnel: “How … Continue reading

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Call for abstracts now open – International Symposium: Evidence in Global Disability and Health

This symposium  seeks to bring together researchers, activists and practitioners to report and discuss new research findings and debate academic and policy issues related to Global Disability and Health.  Date: February 22/23, 2014 Venue: Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad Hosted by: Public Health Foundation … Continue reading

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Apply now – Public Health Planning for Hearing Impairment short course, 25-29 Nov, South Africa

This short course aims to understand the magnitude and causes of hearing impairment and explore public health approaches for developing hearing health programmes in developing countries. Date: 25-29 November 2013 Location: University of Cape Town, South Africa Cost: R 1750.00 … Continue reading

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