WOC – abstract submission deadline 26 July

June 25th, 2013 posted by IAPB in Blog, Conferences & Events

The Scientific Program Committee of the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) welcomes the submission of abstracts for presentation at the World Ophthalmology Congress, April 2-6, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. All abstracts must be submitted in English at https://www.myregistration.net/woc2014/my/login/login.html and comply with the guidelines outlined on the WOC 2014 website. Online submission of abstracts opened on March…Continue reading: WOC – abstract submission deadline 26 July »

Pacific Regional Eye Health Conference 2013

June 25th, 2013 posted by IAPB in Blog, Fiji, Kitbati, Pacific Islands

This year’s Pacific Regional Eye Health Conference, with the theme: “Celebrating 10 years of PacEYES” had the largest attendance in the history of the Pacific Eye Care Society (PacEYES). Held at Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, Fiji, the conference welcomed 115 participants (ophthalmologists, eye doctors, ophthalmic nurses, mid level personnel, optometrists, program managers and NGO representatives)…Continue reading: Pacific Regional Eye Health Conference 2013 »

Disability and Diversity Profiled in CEHJ

June 20th, 2013 posted by IAPB in Blog, Disability

The June 2013 edition of the Community Eye Health Journal is a special issue focusing on disability and diversity with useful insights on how eye health programs can be more inclusive. The edition features 12 helpful and practical recommendations for eye programs. There is advice on partnerships with disabled peoples organisations, as well as a case…Continue reading: Disability and Diversity Profiled in CEHJ »

National Eye Day in China

June 13th, 2013 posted by IAPB in Blog, China

A hospital in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, gives volunteer medical consultation on eye problems for the public on 6 June 2013China celebrated its 18th National Eye Day on 6 June 2013. The theme this year was “Bring together our dream, eliminating blinding trachoma before 2016”. The theme reflects the MoH’s current key program in preventing avoidable blindness and visual impairment.