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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

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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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 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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University of Washington

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

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Ophthalmologic Societies

3 Stars (1) June 1, 2012 ICO Member The number of ophthalmologists in practice and in training worldwide: a growing gap despite more than 200,000 practitioners
More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals took part in the 2010 International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) survey to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. The results were published in the June 2012 issue of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO).
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ICO

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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ICO

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

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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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

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

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

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

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Pediatric, Strabismus, Genetics

1 Star (1) November 22, 2011 Childhood Blindness: Public Health Presentation
This presentation defines childhood blindness and addresses the epidemiology of childhood blindness. It provides an overview of the prevalence of childhood blindness by income and geographic region on a worldwide basis. By addressing the specific causes of childhood blindness, the presentation suggests possible prevention and treatment strategies.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

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