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ICO Endorses Global Ban on Consumer Fireworks

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David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship

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Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and French

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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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ICO

E-Learning

Education

not yet rated May 1, 2012 Dictionary of Ophthalmology
Multilingual dictionary of ophthalmology containing more than 25,000 entries with more than 1,000 images and 4,000 acronyms and abbreviations. The site also offers a forum to present and discuss case studies.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

not yet rated June 1, 2012 ICO Member Number of Ophthalmologists in Practice and Training Worldwide in 2012
This online resource reveals the results from a 2010 survey conducted by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals who took part in the survey. To ensure accurate results and progressively track trends, the ICO asks society leaders to update their data each year.
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Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

not yet rated September 13, 2012 The Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery
This article, published in the Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, reflects an expert review of the tool International Council of Ophthalmology-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Education

Eye Care

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated February 1, 2013 2011 Clinical Practice Guide for Diabetic Retinopathy for Latin America-in English & Spanish
This guide offers a simplified classification system, recommended examination intervals, and suggestions for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Organized by VISION 2020, the guide is available in English and Spanish.
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VISION 2020

Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated December 26, 2012 Investing in Vision
This report examines the financial burden to countries due to visual loss, and the cost benefit––if any––for countries to take action. The conclusion reached is that eliminating avoidable blindness and visual impairment is a worthy investment.
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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Leadership Development/WORLD

not yet rated December 1, 2013 2013 WORLD Presentations
View two presentations from the 2013 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD). Both presentations discuss diabetic eye care and the critical need for team collaboration to prevent vision loss from diabetes.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Leadership Development/WORLD

not yet rated November 8, 2012 Presentations from the 2012 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development
The following presentations and background information were developed for the 2012 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD), November 10, 2012. The 2012 theme and central question was: How Can We Build A World Alliance for Sight?
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Education

Fellowship

Grants

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cornea

not yet rated November 16, 2012 ICO Member CorneaEd Educational Database
CorneaEd is a comprehensive educational database for ophthalmologists, with the aim of providing detailed information and web-based links for fellowship, training and observership programs for the cornea and external eye disease subspeciality.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 1, 2012 Ending avoidable blindness – a positive return on investment
Governments face difficult decisions regarding how best to allocate scarce health care resources. One factor in the decision making process relates to the economic benefit of various health care related interventions. This fact sheet outlines the economic benefits of correcting conditions that can cause blindness.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 4, 2012 Eye Health Systens Assessment (EHSA): How to Connect Eye Care with the General Health System
This is a compliment to USAID's “How-To Manual” for a rapid assessment of a country’s health system. A general consensus is emerging in the international eye care community that the effectiveness of eye care interventions can only be improved through better understanding of how health systems function.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 6, 2012 We Can End Avoidable Blindness by 2020
This brochure has photographs and helpful statistics for those advocating for more support of the VISION2020 initiative.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 9, 2012 Eye Health: Building a Vision for Health Systems and Partnerships
This document outlines statistics and reasoning advocating for health systems and partnerships that prevent avoidable vision loss and blindness.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated July 28, 2012 National eHealth Strategy Toolkit
The National eHealth Strategy Toolkit is a comprehensive, practical guide that all governments, their ministries, departments, and agencies can adapt to suit their own circumstances and their own vision and goals.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 1, 2012 Documentary on Eye Health In Eastern Africa
Documentary about preventable blindness and the work of Eastern Africa College of Ophthalmologists (EACO).
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated January 14, 2012 Enhancing Advocacy for Eye Care at National Levels: What Steps to Take for the Next Decade?
Assuming the success of VISION2020 in the next decade will depend on intense advocacy campaigns at national levels, this review identifies some of the countries and health programs that have had fruitful advocacy efforts, to determine the factors that dictated success. The review highlights the factors of successful advocacy in two countries (Australia and Pakistan) that secured continued government support.
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