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Advocacy Tool and Article: Estimating the Cost of Blindness

Ophthalmic Epidemiology published two simple cost models developed by Eckert et al.1 that estimate the annual loss of… More »

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History of Ophthlamology

View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel:… More »

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Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals

The Guide is a practical and informative document developed for primary health professionals on managing diabetic eye… More »

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Journal/Publication

not yet rated December 10, 2016 ICO Member Journal of Current Ophthalmology
Journal of Current Ophthalmology, the official publication of the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scientific journal that welcomes high quality original articles related to vision science and all fields of ophthalmology.
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Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated November 15, 2016 DR Barometer Global Report

Bringing together the key findings of the 41-country DR Barometer Study. Comprising qualitative and quantitative evidence of, and outcomes for, adults living with diabetes, who find themselves at the risk of developing eye complications. 


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DR Barometer

Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 15, 2016 IAPB Advocacy Guide

The IAPB Advocacy Guide aims to explain best practice advocacy techniques. It also offers tips on useful tools, and provides some real life examples of successful advocacy in practice. 


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IAPB

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated October 10, 2016 Global Estimates on Number of People Blind or Visually Impaired by Diabetic Retinopathy

Those that are blind or visually impaired due to DR is on the rise. In this paper published in Diabetes Care, the authors mapped a meta-analysis from 1990 to 2010 and found that in 2010 27% of blind people and 64% of visually impaired people had DR to blame for their sight problems. The highest DR-related blindness and visual impairment numbers were in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.


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Diabetes Care

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated October 10, 2016 World Diabetes Day Campaign Toolkit

This document goes over the 2016 World Diabetes Day theme, "Eyes on Diabetes," and includes key messages, facts & figures, and ways to promote WDD activities. For more information on World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, visit the International Diabetes Federation website.


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International Diabetes Federation

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated October 1, 2016 ICO and CBM Diabetic Retinopathy Manual
In 2013/2014, the ICO developed detailed guidelines for diabetic eye care. These were updated in 2016. CBM's regional programme aims to translate these guidelines into practice, applying it to the context of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. The programme can of course be modified and applied to different contexts as appropriate.
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ICO and CBM
not yet rated September 6, 2016 Global Report on Diabetes - World Health Organization
In honor of World Health Day, the World Health Organization issued its first global report on diabetes.
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WHO

Education

ICO Examinations

not yet rated August 31, 2016 ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations
ICO Exams Application Form for Basic Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Sciences Application Form 2017
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ICO

Eye Care

Fellowship

ICO International Fellowships

Research

Subspecialty Education

not yet rated August 25, 2016 Three-Month, Six-Month, and One-Year ICO Fellowships
The ICO and our partners currently offer three-month, six-month, and one-year fellowship opportunities. The next application deadline is September 30, 2016.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated August 5, 2016 ICO’s Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors
The International Council of Ophthalmology calls on societies and ophthalmologists around the world to support and advocate for the elimination of human suffering from errors related to eye surgery.
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ICO

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

not yet rated August 1, 2016 ICO-PAAO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care
The ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care were translated into Spanish and adapted by the PAAO.
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Pan American Association of Ophthalmology

E-Learning

Eye Care

not yet rated July 31, 2016 Cybersight from Orbis
Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health through expert mentoring, patient care collaboration, and mobile learning. The program integrates these three principles across one platform to help empower individuals and strengthen health systems across the globe.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

Uncorrected Refractive Error

Optics, Refraction and Contact Lens

not yet rated June 27, 2016 Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide
Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide, released by EYElliance and World Economic Forum, demonstrates how providing eyeglasses to those who need them can improve educational outcomes, increase productivity, and stimulate the global economy.
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E-Learning

ICO Examinations

not yet rated June 5, 2016 Online Foundation Assessment for ICO Exams
A Foundation Assessment combines learning and testing. The training material is based off of each of the three ICO Examinations: Basic Science, Optics & Refraction and Clinical Sciences.
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ICO

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

5 Stars (6) June 1, 2016 Retinal Assistant Module

Retinal Assistant Module is an online tool to help categorize and triage the management for diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion which offers ophthalmologists automated management recommendations.


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Ameen Marashi, MD

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated May 19, 2016 The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy
A detailed infographic of the socioeconomic effects of diabetic retinopathy that cites the challenges and opportunities of the condition.
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The Silver Book

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Trauma and Emergencies

3 Stars (2) May 12, 2016 ICO Endorses Global Ban on Consumer Fireworks
The ICO endorses a global ban on consumer fireworks and encourages ICO member societies to advocate for legislation to ban consumer fireworks in their countries. The Position Paper was also endorsed by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC).
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ICO

E-Learning

ICO Examinations

not yet rated May 5, 2016 ICO Exams App
ICO Exams is a mobile knowledge quiz for medical students, allied health professionals and doctors preparing for their exams.
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Various
not yet rated April 12, 2016 History of Ophthlamology
View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ICOandWOC
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CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

4 Stars (2) March 23, 2016 ICO Guide to Effective CPD/CME

Developed by the ICO Continuing Professional Development Committee and Contributors, the ICO Guide to Effective Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education (CPD/CME), is designed as a practical guide to the concepts of CPD and CME and common questions.


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