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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 »

ICO Strategic Plan 2017–2020

The ICO has defined a strategic plan covering 2017–2020. You can download a summary of the ICO Strategic… 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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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

4 Stars (13) August 31, 2016 ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations
ICO Exams Application Form for Basic Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Sciences Application Form 2018
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ICO

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.

Read the ICO's Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors.


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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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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 (3) 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

3 Stars (13) 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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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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Various

CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

4 Stars (3) 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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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Glaucoma

not yet rated March 22, 2016 ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care
The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and management of glaucoma, based on existing guidelines and other resources. The ICO Guidelines summarize core requirements for the appropriate care of open and closed angle glaucoma and consider low and intermediate to high-resource settings. The Guidelines are available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
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CME/CPD

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Uncorrected Refractive Error

4 Stars (1) February 13, 2016 International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error: English and French
Published in January 2011, the International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error focuses on providing training materials for eye care professionals, with the ultimate goal of eliminating or reducing uncorrected refractive error. This resource is available in English and French.
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Various

Grants

1 Star (1) February 4, 2016 David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship
Six online distance learning Master's scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central and South America.
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Various

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Uncorrected Refractive Error

not yet rated February 1, 2016 Learning Document of the ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors
The ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors and School Eye Health was formed in 2007 to strengthen the involvement of the ophthalmic profession, in cooperation with others, to provide better access to high quality, low-cost eye care, especially to regions with limited services.
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ICO

Diabetic Eye Care

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 27, 2016 Diabetic Retinopathy for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, 2nd Edition
A book designed to transfer useful techniques for the clinical management of diabetic patients.
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Dr. Jonathan Walker, Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne

E-Learning

Education

Research

not yet rated January 16, 2016 Ophthalmic Operating Theatre Practice: A manual for lower-resource settings. 2nd Ed.

With greater emphasis on systems, the manual provides teaching on; daily management, management of self, understanding common eye conditions requiring surgical intervention, how to work within the operating theatre facility, and how to safely care for the patient.

While the text is focused on the Operating Theatre – or Operating Room as it is also referred to, elements can be applied to minor procedure and outpatient clinics, mobile health units, wards and community health situations. This manual can be utilised by existing professionals requiring a refresher, and those new to the profession. It also provides an introduction to non-medically-train. This text is now on the IAPB Standards list.


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International Centre for Eye Health

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