Thursday 13 December 2018
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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This unique evening event will explore various aspects of global ophthalmology, and blindness prevention in low and middle income settings. Speakers will describe and detail novel and innovative ways of teaching eye surgery in efforts to tackle avoidable blindness.
Delegates will be updated on; frontline screening of patients in villages using incredibly innovative smartphone technology, the use of simulation-based surgical education of eye surgeons, and high-volume health care models. There will also be deatiled experiences from throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and China.
This event will be webcast and available to view online for a small fee.
10 Bursary places are available to this event. For more information on how to apply for a bursary place please email Events@rsm.ac.uk.
RSM members: FREE
Non-members: £10 - £35
Registration, tea and coffee
Mr Will Dean, Clinical Research Fellow, International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Reaching the last mile: Finding and screening blind patients in far away areas
Dr Priya Morjaria, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Surgical training in Ghana and West Africa
Mr Ian Murdoch, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Simulation-based surgical education in Africa and China: A way forward
Mr Will Dean
Close of meeting and online evaluations
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