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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 Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care

The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and… More »

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

The ICO-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to teach… More »

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Eye Care

Fellowship

ICO International Fellowships

Research

Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (1) August 25, 2016 Three-Month, Six-Month, and One-Year ICO Fellowships
The ICO and our partners currently offer three-month, six-month, and one-year fellowship opportunities. The next application deadline is September 30, 2016.
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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 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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ICO

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

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

not yet rated August 25, 2015 The Fred Hollows Foundation Models of Innovative Financing for Eye Health
Five Briefing Papers designed to provide background to issues central to the discussions of the Technical Consultation on Models of Innovative Financing for Eye Health.
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The Fred Hollows Foundation

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (2) August 1, 2015 ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care: available in English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) developed the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide.  The Guidelines are for the screening of diabetics, and to assess and treat people with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes. The Guidelines are available in Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Course

Eye Care

not yet rated April 28, 2015 Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services
Understand global blindness and how to plan effective eye care with this free online course for health professionals.
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Various

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated April 15, 2015 Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Card
This two-page resource offers images and simple instructions to screen for diabetic retinopathy.
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Diabetic Eye Care

E-Learning

Education

Eye Care

External Eye Disease

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

4 Stars (1) April 7, 2015 Free Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course: English, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Urdu
A free Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course is available from the University of Melbourne, Minum Barreng, and the Centre for Eye Research Australia. This self-led course is designed to provide training in grading diabetic retinopathy.
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Eye Care

not yet rated March 9, 2015 Cambridge Declaration 2015

To ensure high quality capacity development and skills of eye care teams, the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO), International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) have signed a declaration to meet ambitous eye care goals.

Download the declaration here: http://www.icoph.org/downloads/2015CambridgeDeclaration-ICO-IJCHAPO-IAPB.pdf


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Allied Health Education

Conference/Congress

Education

Eye Care

World Ophthalmic Educational Colloquium

not yet rated May 29, 2014 WOEC Luncheon Presentations: Training Teams to Meet Public Needs of Eye Care
Download presentations from the World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium (WOEC) luncheon at the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC) in Tokyo. The presentations center around the luncheon theme, "Training Teams to Meet Public Needs of Eye Care."
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CME/CPD

Conference/Congress

Eye Care

Subspecialty Education

World Ophthalmic Educational Colloquium

World Ophthalmology Congress

not yet rated May 29, 2014 WOC2014 Webcasts: Selected Presentations and Talks
View selected webcast presentations from the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® of the International Council of Ophthalmology in Tokyo.
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Multiple

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

not yet rated April 8, 2014 WHO Global Action Plan: New Infographic and Video
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness offers a new (2014) infographic and video on the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Action Plan (GAP).
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WHO

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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

not yet rated November 18, 2013 IAPB Blog
Read about the latest developments in the eye health sector on the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) blog.
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IAPB

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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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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Multiple

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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