Full course description
Child eye health is a significant public health issue, particularly in low and middle income countries, and requires well-integrated, innovative strategies to address the growing need.
The Standard school eye health guidelines for middle and low-income countries is designed to provide guidance and direction to those planning and implementing eye health initiatives in schools.
The resource is appropriate for:
- Eye care personnel at all levels
- Policy makers
- Health care and education authorities
- Health planners.
Users will learn how to:
- Implement programs for child eye health in a school setting
- Understand systems for monitoring child eye health
- Develop plans for refractive error program evaluationns.
- Guidelines available for download as a PDF document, in A4 size.
- Also features recording of a webinar presented by the key authors."Overview of Standard Guidelines for Comprehensive
School Eye Health Programs"
Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy
The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy is a center of excellence for global eye health and vision care education.
With a commitment to human resource development and quality life‐long learning, the Academy promotes the implementation of sustainable programs by creating and providing the educational support (courses, resources and advice) essential to human resource capacity building, especially in the developing context.
Underpinning the Academy is the belief that education is the most effective way to build the capacity necessary to influence the change essential for reducing the social and economic effect of avoidable vision impairment.