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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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Journal/Publication

not yet rated March 14, 2012 The Bulletin of the World Health Organization
The Bulletin is one of the world's leading public health journals. It is a peer-reviewed monthly with a special focus on developing countries, giving it unrivaled global scope and authority.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated August 15, 2012 Developing a comprehensive time series of GDP per capita for 210 countries from 1950 to 2015

This peer-reviewed article describes the following: income has been extensively studied and utilized as a determinant of health. There are several sources of income expressed as gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, but there are no time series that are complete for the years between 1950 and 2015 for the 210 countries for which data exist. It is in the interest of population health research to establish a global time series that is complete from 1950 to 2015.


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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated May 13, 2013 VISION 2020 Latin America Statistics Map
VISION2020 Latin America has created a map of key statistics and measures from the region that is a model for other parts of the world.
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VISION 2020

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Low Vision

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated April 5, 2013 ICO Member Incidence of Visual Impairment Over a 20-Year Period
This article describes visual impairment over a 20-year period and its associations with age-related eye diseases and socioeconomic factors in the Beaver Dam Eye Study.
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Outdoor Activity during Class Recess Reduces Myopia Onset and Progression in School Children
This study investigated the effect of outdoor activity during class recess on myopia changes among elementary school students in a suburban area of Taiwan.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases Is Increased Even with Mild Diabetic Retinopathy The Japan Diabetes Complications Study
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is linked to cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients. This study examined whether mild-stage DR is associated with risk of coronary heard disease (CHD) and stroke in type 2 diabetic patients of the Japan Diabetes Complications Study.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 3, 2013 ICO Member The Cost–Utility of Telemedicine to Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy in India
This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a telemedicine diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening program in rural Southern India that conducts one-off screening camps (i.e., screening offered once) in villages and to assess the incremental cost effectiveness ratios of different screening intervals.
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Cataract

Cataract and Refractive Surgery

not yet rated May 1, 2013 ICO Member Use of Corneal Power-Specific Constants to Improve the Accuracy of the SRKT Formula
This study evaluated the effect of average corneal power (K) and axial length (AL) in a data-adjusted A-Constant for improving the refractive outcome in the Sanders-Retzlaff (SRK)/T formula.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

Glaucoma

not yet rated June 7, 2013 ICO Member How Does Glaucoma Look? Patient Perception of Visual Field Loss
This paper explores patient perception of vision loss in glaucoma and, specifically, tests the hypothesis that patients do not recognize their impairment as a black tunnel effect or as black patches in their field of view.
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About the ICO

Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Examinations

ICO International Fellowships

Leadership Development/WORLD

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated March 4, 2015 ICO Brochures: ICO Overview, ICO Exams, and ICO Fellowships
Learn more about the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) by downloading our brochures about the ICO, the ICO Exams, and the ICO Fellowships.  You may also want to view our annual Program Updates.  Program Updates are available for download from the years 2010-2015.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated October 4, 2013 Information Pack for Lobbying Country Capitals on MDGs/ Post 2015
This document offers a briefing paper that can be shared with advocacy allies, advice on advocating, a brief introduction to the Millennium Development Goals and Open Working Group, and background information.
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VISION 2020

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