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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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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… More »

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Cybersight from Orbis

Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health… More »

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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated June 8, 2011 Volunteers Overcoming Poverty (VSO) Advocacy Toolkit
A PDF Toolkit published by Volunteers Overcoming Poverty (VSO).  Part 1 looks at what advocacy is and how participatory advocacy can be most effectively carried out. Part 2 describes some of the ways that VSO uses advocacy.  Interested parties may contact VSO for the accompanying CD-ROM.  You can adapt and use all the materials for your own organization.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated June 9, 2011 Advocacy and Campaigning, How To guide
This resource presents an overview of advocacy or campaign strategies. The author, Ian Chandler, uses the words "advocacy" and "campaign" interchangeably. A list of recommended reading and other resources for advocates is also included in the PDF.
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Ian Chandler

Journal/Publication

not yet rated July 1, 2011 Eye on Sight-Caribbean Eye-Care Newsletter
The Caribbean Council for the Blind (CCB) Caribbean Eye-Care Newsletter covers developments, services and updates from the CCB, its member agencies and its partners.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Education

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Regional Training Centers

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated July 14, 2011 Clinical Practice Guidelines-Diabetic Retinopathy, Latin America
This Spanish-language resource outlines clinical-practice guidelines for treating diabetic retinopathy in Latin America. It was developed by the Blindness Prevention Committee of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology and the diabetic retinopathy subcommittee of VISION 2020 Latin America, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated July 19, 2011 Cost Utility of Eye Care-ICO Advocacy Program
This presentation outlines the costs of vision loss and why government should support eye-care programs. It provides messaging guidance and statistics for vision-health advocates and lobbyists.
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Hugh Taylor

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

not yet rated July 19, 2011 Clear Focus The Economic Impact of Vision Loss in Australia in 2009

This 2009 report overview outlines the economic impact and cost of vision loss in Australia. The full report is available on the VISION 2020 Australia website. It was commissioned by VISION 2020 Australia and prepared by Access Economics Pty.


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VISION 2020

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

not yet rated July 19, 2011 Overview of the report "The Economic Impact and Cost of Vision Loss in Australia"
This booklet provides a summary of the full report, which which was released in August, 2004. It is an analysis of visual impairment in Australia and the economic impact and cost to governments, industry and the community at large.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

not yet rated July 19, 2011 Tunnel Vision-The Economic Impact of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Analyzes the economic impact of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). In support of this, the report provides a dynamic model of POAG in Australia that encompassed prevalence, incidence, risk factors, health and indirect financial costs, treatment options and measures of well being.
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Access Economics

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Course

Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated March 1, 2013 London School Master’s Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Master of Science (MSc) Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their population.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO 2011-2015 Strategic Plan Summary
The ICO Strategic Plan Summary is an example of the planning process used to develop society goals and strategies to meet those goals. It also addresses changing society governance to maintain a sustainable organizational structure. ICO invites other societies to use this document as a model for their own planning and development.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO Situational Analysis, 2011-2015 Strategic Plan
The Situational Analysis is a concise explanation of the problem or issue ICO wants to positively effect and the opportunities and challenges ICO may encounter in addressing the issue. ICO encourages societies to use this document as a model in their own planning and development.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated October 12, 2011 Principles of Ophthalmic Epidemiology
The objective of this presentation is to understand the basic principles of ophthalmic epidemiology and learn how to apply them in practice. Application includes the ability to read and understand epidemiological studies and in some situations apply epidemiological knowledge to designing studies in your setting.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Eye Care

not yet rated October 13, 2011 Online Procurement Platform for Eye Care NGOs
The online version of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) Standard List provides information for eye health providers on a carefully evaluated range of eye care technologies, supplies and training resources suitable for use in settings with limited resources.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated November 22, 2011 Diabetic Retinopathy: Public Health Presentation
This presentation defines diabetic retinopathy and discusses the epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy. It provides an overview of diabetes on a worldwide basis and presents evidence for public health approaches to the issue, including health education and an overview of the benefits and methodology for diabetic retinopathy screening.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Cataract

not yet rated November 22, 2011 Public Health and Cataract Blindness
Defines and classifies the condition of cataracts. This presentation also addresses the epidemiology of cataracts and provides an overview of public health approaches to prevent and control cataract blindness.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated January 1, 2012 A Global Strategy to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma
This PowerPoint outlines a  global strategic plan, 2020 INSight, to eliminate blinding trachoma by the year 2020.  The presentation describes the impact of trachoma and then lays out 2020 INSight's actions and milestones from the years 2011 to 2020.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

not yet rated January 3, 2012 Global Estimates of Visual Impairment: 2010
An article summarizing visual impairment and its causes in 2010, globally and by World Health Organization region.
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British Journal of Ophthalmology

Conference/Congress

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated November 28, 2011 ICO Member Conferences for Ophthalmic Educators - 2011 & 2012 Webcasts
The webcasts include English and Spanish presentations from two conferences designed to help ophthalmic educators from all over the world collaborate and learn more about modern educational tools.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 29, 2011 ICO Member 2011 Workshop for Advocates, Webcasts
The Workshop for Advocates presented tools and strategies to help generate financing and other support for eye care and the prevention of vision loss.  It included case studies, panel presentations and and discussions. The recordings are available in English and Spanish.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Membership

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated February 23, 2012 ICO Member ICO Directory of Ophthalmic Societies
The International Council of Ophthalmolgy (ICO) Directory of Ophthalmic Societies includes national, supranational, subspecialty and other societies around the world.  The Directory is meant to facilitate awareness and communication between ICO Member societies and other ophthalmic societies.
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