MSc Public Health for Eye Care

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) / International Centre for Eye Health
Middle September 2013 - Beginn September 2014  London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, United Kingdom
Course Content
-Develop a public health approach to eye care services and the control of blindness in keeping with the objectives of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight
-Acquire and apply skills in epidemiological and operational research in eye health
-Adopt public health strategies in planning and managing eye care programmes
-Facilitate personal development, enabling individuals to contribute more fully to their countries’ and societies’ eye health
-Engage with local, nation and international networks
Learning objectives, training objectives
-Basic epidemiology of the major blinding eye diseases
-Develop the skills necessary for resource mobilisation and
management and evaluation of local comprehensive eye
care programme
-relate eye care services to local health systems
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Graduates from this course are expected to develop careers
in eye health with ministries of health, universities and non-governmental organisations involved in developing health services to prevent blindness and improve vision.
Degree in Medicine or a 2nd class honours degree of a recognised university in science/health related subject. Also, eye health professionals involved in eye care; or to have appropriate technical qualifications and work experience
Students will undertake an individual research, planning or evaluation project that is related to their work, region and interests. The project will be carried out after the written examinations in June.

Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Romulo Fabunan
Epidemiology and Disease Control, Health Systems, Ophthalmology, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Statistics
Type of degree
Education form
Full Time
Organizer contact info
Keppel Street
WC1E 7HT London
United Kingdom
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