Community Eye Health Journal

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Improving eye health through the delivery of practical high-quality information for the eye care team
  1. Subscriptions
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  2. In this Issue – Key community eye health messages
    © ICEH Managing your own information and resources is an important element of keeping up to date. Keep a paper diary or use an app Compile your own library of useful articles or web links Write down useful advice or tips from others Use digital alerts to stay up to date Keep all those CPD […]
  3. How the RCOphth CPD system works
    The RCOphth CPD system is tried and tested and is now on-line and available to members and non-members. Credits are accumulated over a five-year cycle and the record of educational activity is tied to appraisal and revalidation.
  4. HEAD START – an innovative training approach for life-long learning
    An innovative global training approach called HEAD START is bridging the gap between theory and live surgery, building skills for new trainees as well as providing continuing professional development for experienced surgeons.
  5. Keeping my professional development continuous
    Keeping up professionally means knowing what is current and then selecting what is applicable to your work. This requires a personal commitment to recognise the need, find the time and seek resources. The process is lifelong and can become part of your routine.
  6. Accessing good health information and resources
    Health workers need to be able to access health information and resources to update and apply their knowledge and skills and continue their professional development.
  7. World Sight Day
    This year, the call to action we encourage you to use is “Make Vision Count”. In 2010, just over 28% of the world’s population were affected by Myopia (shortsightedness). This is predicted to rise to 34% by 2020 and nearly 50% by 2050. In 2014, approximately 422 million people – or 8.5% of adults worldwide […]
  8. Courses
    MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 10 fully funded scholarships available for Commonwealth Country Nationals. Course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their setting. For more information visit: or email Online […]
  9. Next Issue
    © Priya Morjaria The next issue of the Community Eye Health Journal will be on the theme: School eye health
  10. How to figure out what CPD/CME you need
    Do you feel totally in control of every situation? We need to be honest about the gaps in our knowledge or skills, keep motivated and find solutions to the challenges.


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