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DIRECTORY OF

TEACHING
AND
INFORMATION
RESOURCES
FOR
BLINDNESS
PREVENTION
AND
REHABILITATION
ISBN 1-902541-09-X
2
nd
Edition
2004
C o m p i l e d b y
S u e S te ve n s
O p h th a l m i c R e s o u rc e C o o rd i n a to r/N u rs e A d vi s o r
I n te rn a ti o n a l C e n tre fo r E y e H e a l th
L o n d o n S c h o o l o f H y g i e n e a n d T ro p i c a l M e d i c i n e
K e p p e l S tre e t
L o n d o n
WC 1 E 7 H T
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Acknowledgements 5
Introduction 6
Participating Organizations 78
Subject and Language Index 9
Directory 1047
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C O N T E N T S
T h e s e l e c ti o n a n d c o m p i l a ti o n p ro c e s s wa s m a d e p o s s i b l e wi th th e
h e l p o f re c o m m e n d a ti o n s b y m a n y c o l l e a g u e s wo rk i n g i n d e ve l o p i n g
c o u n tri e s . T h e i r i n p u t a n d e n c o u ra g e m e n t h a s b e e n ve ry m u c h
a p p re c i a te d .
T h e p a r t i c i p a t i n g o r g a n i z a t i o n s a r e t h a n k e d f o r t h e i r i n t e r e s t , c o o p e r a -
t i o n a n d s u p p o rt.
Christian Blind Mission I n t e r n a t i o n a l a n d Sight Savers International
a re a l s o g ra te fu l l y a c k n o wl e d g e d fo r th e i r fi n a n c i a l s u p p o rt o f th i s
p u b l i c a ti o n , e n a b l i n g th e p u b l i s h e rs to p ro vi d e c o p i e s fre e o f c h a rg e
fo r th o s e wo rk i n g i n th e d e ve l o p i n g wo rl d .
T h e d e s i g n i s b a s e d o n a n o ri g i n a l i d e a b y K a y H a wk i n s wi th
ty p e s e tti n g b y R e g e n t T y p e s e tti n g , L o n d o n a n d p ri n ti n g b y H e y fo rd
P re s s , U K .
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A C K N O W L E D G E M E N T S
T h i s s e c o n d e d i ti o n o f th e d i re c to ry c o n ta i n s a s e l e c ti o n o f re s o u rc e s
a va i l a b l e fro m 2 7 o rg a n i z a ti o n s . M a n y h a ve b e e n a d d e d s i n c e th e fi rs t
e d i ti o n wa s d i s tri b u te d i n 1 9 9 7 .
We a i m to a d d to th e l i s t a n d s e e k y o u r h e l p i n a c h i e vi n g th i s . Y o u r
s u g g e s ti o n s a n d re q u e s ts re g a rd i n g th e c o n te n t wi l l b e we l c o m e d ,
a n d c o n s i d e re d , a s we c o n ti n u e to d e ve l o p a n d u p d a te th i s d o c u m e n t
p e ri o d i c a l l y . I f y o u a re a wa re o f re l e va n t o rg a n i z a ti o n s wh i c h a re n o t
y e t l i s te d , p l e a s e i n fo rm th e p u b l i s h e rs wh o wi l l b e h a p p y to c o n s i d e r
th e m fo r i n c l u s i o n i n th e n e x t e d i ti o n . P l e a s e wri te to th e p u b l i s h e rs
a t th e fo l l o wi n g a d d re s s :
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E m a i l s u e . s te ve n s @ l s h tm . a c . u k
T h e d i re c to ry i s i n te n d e d a s a g u i d e o n l y .
T h e i n fo rm a ti o n l i s te d h a s b e e n p ro vi d e d b y th e p a rti c i p a ti n g o rg a n i -
z a ti o n s wi th wh o m re s p o n s i b i l i ty re s ts re g a rd i n g c o n ta c t d e ta i l s a n d
a va i l a b i l i ty o f th e s e m a te ri a l s .
P l e a s e c o n ta c t th e o rg a n i z a ti o n s d i re c t i f y o u re q u i re fu rth e r i n fo r-
m a ti o n o r wi s h to o b ta i n a n y o f th e m a te ri a l s l i s te d . T h e c o s t o f th e
p u b l i c a ti o n s wi l l b e q u o te d b y e a c h i n d i vi d u a l o rg a n i z a ti o n .
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Associates for World Action in Rehabilitation and Education 10
Atlas Alliance 11
Cabi Publishing 12
Christian Blind Mission International 13
Centro Oftalmologica Latino Americano Recursos Informaticos en Salud
14
The Fred Hollows Foundation 15
Helen Keller International 16
The Hesperian Foundation 18
Institut dOphtalmologie Tropicale de lAfrique 19
International Centre for the Advancement of Rural Eye Care 20
International Centre for Eye Health 22
International Council for the Education of People with Visual Impairment 25
Interprofessional Fostering of Ophthalmic Care for Underserved Sectors 26
Kunde Foundation 28
Lighthouse International 29
Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology 30
L V Prasad Eye Institute 32
Motswedi Information Centre 34
Ophthalmic Resource Centre for East Africa 35
Project Orbis International 37
Raja Mumtaz Regional Learning Resource Centre 39
Sense, The National Deaf/Blind and Rubella Association 40
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PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
Servio De Oftalmologia Sanitria
41
Sight Savers International 43
Task Force Sight and Life 44
Teaching Aids at Low Cost 45
World Health Organization 46
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Subject Pages
C a ta ra c t 1 3 , 1 4 , 1 5 , 1 9 , 2 0 ,
2 3 , 2 4 , 2 8 , 3 1 , 3 2 ,
4 6
C h i l d h o o d B l i n d n e s s 1 3 , 1 4 , 1 8 , 2 4 , 2 6
C o m m u n i ty H e a l th 1 6 , 2 1 , 2 2 , 3 5 , 3 7
C o n j u n c ti vi ti s 2 0 , 4 1 , 4 7
D e a f-B l i n d n e s s 2 9 , 4 0
D i a b e ti c R e ti n o p a th y 1 4
E p i d e m i o l o g y 2 3
E q u i p m e n t 2 4
E y e E x a m i n a ti o n 1 4 , 2 4 , 2 8
E y e M e d i c i n e s 2 1 , 2 4 , 3 6
G l a u c o m a 1 3 , 1 4 , 2 0 , 2 4 ,
3 2
H I V /A I D S 2 4 , 2 9
H o u s e k e e p i n g 3 1
I n c l u s i ve E d u c a ti o n 1 1
I n fo rm a ti o n S e rvi c e s 1 4 , 2 1 , 2 4 , 3 4 , 3 6 ,
3 9
I n fe c ti o n 1 3 , 2 3 , 2 4 , 3 3
I n j u ri e s 1 3 , 2 0 , 2 8
I n s tru m e n ts 2 4 , 3 1 , 3 3
L e p ro s y 1 2 , 1 3 , 2 4 , 4 2
L o w V i s i o n 2 9
M i c ro b i o l o g y 3 0
M e a s l e s 4 6
Subject Pages
O n c h o c e rc i a s i s 1 6 , 2 4 , 2 6 , 4 7 ,
O p e ra ti n g T h e a tre 1 3 , 3 3
P ra c ti c a l P ro c e d u re s 1 4 , 2 4
P ri m a ry /B a s i c
E y e C a re 1 6 , 2 4 , 2 6 , 2 8 , 3 9 ,
4 1 , 4 5
P u b l i c A wa re n e s s 2 0 , 2 3 , 2 6 , 2 7 , 2 8 ,
2 9 , 3 1 , 3 4 , 3 6 , 3 7 ,
3 9
R e fra c ti ve E rro rs /
R e fra c ti o n 1 3 , 1 4 , 2 4 , 2 6 , 3 1
R e h a b i l i ta ti o n 1 0 , 1 6 , 2 1 , 2 4 , 2 9
R e ti n o p a th y o f
P re m a tu ri ty 1 4 , 3 3 , 3 8
S p e c ta c l e s 2 3 , 2 4 , 4 6
S te ri l i z a ti o n &
D i s i n fe c ti o n 2 4
T ra b e c u l e c to m y 1 9 , 2 3
T ra c h o m a 1 2 , 2 4 , 3 5 , 4 1 , 4 2 ,
4 7
T ra d i ti o n a l
E y e M e d i c i n e 1 9 , 3 6
T ra i n i n g 2 4 , 2 7 , 3 7
T ri c h i a s i s 1 9 , 2 3
V i s u a l I m p a i rm e n t 1 0 , 2 5 , 4 3
V i ta m i n A D e fi c i e n c y 1 7 , 2 8 , 3 9 , 4 4 , 4 5 ,
4 6 , 4 7
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S UBJECT I NDEX
L ANGUAGE I NDEX
Language Pages
C h i n e s e 2 2 , 2 8 , 4 4
E n g l i s h A l l p a g e s e x c e p t
1 4 , 1 9 , 3 9 , 4 1 )
F re n c h 1 3 , 1 6 , 1 7 , 1 9 , 2 2 ,
2 3 , 3 5 , 4 4 , 4 6 , 4 7
H i n d i 2 0 , 2 1 , 2 2 , 3 2
M a ra th i 2 7
P i n y i n 2 8
P o rtu g u e s e 2 3 , 4 1
Language Pages
S p a n i s h 1 3 , 1 4 , 1 6 , 1 7 , 1 8 ,
2 3 , 2 5 , 2 7 , 2 9 , 4 4 ,
4 6 , 4 7
S wa h i l i 1 7
K i m a s a i 3 6
K i s wa h i l i 3 6
T a m i l 3 1
T e l u g u 2 0 , 2 1 , 3 2
T i b e ta n 2 8
U rd u 3 9
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : ASSOCIATES FOR WORLD ACTION IN
REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : AWARE
C o n ta c t: A N N E Y E A D O N
P o s i ti o n : P R E S I D E N T
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 9 1 4 5 2 8 0 5 6 7
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 9 1 4 5 2 8 3 9 4 5
E m a i l A d d re s s : y e a d o n @ a wa re u s a . o rg
We b s i te : www. a wa re u s a . o rg
A d d re s s : A WA R E
P O B O X 9 6
M O H E G A N L A K E
N Y 1 0 5 4 7
U S A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
NEW INDEPENDENCE! IN THE COMMUNITY a l a rg e p ri n t, s e l f-h e l p , i l l u s tra te d
m a n u a l wi th a wi d e ra n g e o f re s o u rc e s a n d te c h n i q u e s to a s s i s t c o m m u n i ty p e rs o n -
n e l wo rk i n g wi th vi s u a l l y -i m p a i re d i n d i vi d u a l s .
NEW INDEPENDENCE! ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATIONS IN COMMUNITY
FACILITIES FOR ADULTS WITH VISION IMPAIRMENTS a l a rg e p ri n t, i l l u s -
tra te d p u b li c a ti o n fo r u s e b y th o s e s e rvi n g a d u l ts wi th vi s i o n i m p a i rm e n ts . A l e a rn e r
wo rk b o o k a n d fa c i l i ta to r s m a n u a l a re a va i l a b l e .
NEW INDEPENDENCE! FOR OLDER PERSONS WITH VISION LOSS IN LONG-
TERM CARE FACILITIES fa c i l i ta to r s m a n u a l a n d l e a rn e r wo rk b o o k fo rm a ts
a va i l a b l e , c o n ta i n i n g b a s i c c o re -k n o wl e d g e a n d g u i d e l i n e s fo r i m p l e m e n ti n g g ro u p
i n s tru c ti o n o r s e l f s tu d y m o d u l e s .
Note:
AWARE produces an extensive range of resources of which the above are only a very
small selection. Interested readers are advised to contact the organization for a full
listing of available materials.
O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : THE ATLAS ALLIANCE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d :
C o n ta c t : A N N E J E N S R U D
P o s i ti o n : A D M I N I S T R A T I V E C O N S U L T A N T
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 7 2 2 1 7 4 6 4 7
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 7 2 3 1 6 3 5 9 5
E m a i l A d d re s s : a tl a s @ a tl a s -a l l i a n s e n . n o
We b s i te : www. a tl a s -a l l i a n s e n . n o
A d d re s s : T H E A T L A S A L L I A N C E
S C H WE I G A A R D S G T 1 2
P O B O X 9 2 1 8
G R O N L A N D
0 1 3 4 O S L O
N O R WA Y
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
INCLUSIVE EDUCATION: WHERE THERE ARE FEW RESOURCES a 6 5 -p a g e
b o o k l e t wri tte n fo r a n y o n e wa n ti n g to k n o w m o re a b o u t I n c l u s i ve E d u c a ti o n . I t i s
p a rti c u l a rl y a i m e d a t a l l p e o p l e wo rk i n g wi th i n th e fi e l d o f e d u c a ti o n i n c o u n tri e s
wh e re e c o n o m i c re s o u rc e s a re s p a rs e . T h e te x t p ro vi d e s a n o ve rvi e w a i m i n g to
d e ve l o p a m o re i n d e p th u n d e rs ta n d i n g o f th e c o n c e p ts , s tra te g i e s a n d k e y i s s u e s
re g a rd i n g I n c l u s i ve E d u c a ti o n .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : CABI PUBLISHING
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : CABI
C o n ta c t : R I C H A R D S U L L I V A N
P o s i ti o n : P R O D U C T M A N A G E R
H U M A N H E A L T H
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 4 1 4 9 1 8 3 2 1 1 1
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 4 1 4 9 1 8 2 9 1 9 8
E m a i l A d d re s s : p u b l i s h i n g @ c a b i . o rg
We b s i te : www. c a b i -p u b l i s h i n g . o rg
A d d re s s : C A B I P U B L I S H I N G
C A B I N T E R N A T I O N A L
N O S WO R T H Y WA Y
WA L L I N G F O R D
O X O N
O X 1 0 8 D E
U K
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
Topi cs i n I nternati onal Health Seri es CD ROMs:
T R A C H O M A
L E P R O S Y
N U T R I T I O N
D e ve l o p e d b y T h e We l l c o m e T ru s t, th e s e C D R O M s c o n s i s t o f i n te ra c ti ve tu to ri a l s o f
s e ve ra l h o u rs d u ra ti o n a n d c o n ta i n a s e a rc h a b l e d a ta b a s e o f h i g h q u a l i ty i m a g e s a n d
a n e l e c tro n i c g l o s s a ry o f m e d i c a l a n d s c i e n ti fi c te rm s . S u i ta b l e fo r m e d i c a l s tu d e n ts ,
th e i r te a c h e rs , re s e a rc h e rs a n d h e a l th c a re p ro fe s s i o n a l s a t a l l l e ve l s . A va l u a b l e
e d u c a ti o n a l re s o u rc e , th e y m a y b e u s e d a s a n i n te ra c ti ve l e a rn i n g to o l o r a s re fe re n c e
a n d te a c h i n g m a te ri a l fo r l e c tu re s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : CHRISTIAN BLIND MISSION INTERNATIONAL
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : CBM
C o n ta c t : R E V E R E N D C H R I S T I A N G A R M S
P o s i ti o n : E X E C U T I V E D I R E C T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 9 6 2 5 1 1 3 1 1 3 1
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 9 6 2 5 1 1 3 1 2 4 9
E m a i l A d d re s s : o ve rs e a s @ c b m -i . o rg
We b s i te : www. c b m -i . o rg
A d d re s s : C H R I S T I A N B L I N D M I S S I O N e . V
C B M C H R I S T O F F E L B L I N D E N M I S S S I O N
N I B E L U N G E N S T R A S S E 1 2 4
6 4 6 2 5 B E N S H E I M
G E R M A N Y
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
HOW TO RAISE A BLIND CHILD a 6 3 -p a g e i l l u s tra te d h a n d b o o k fo r p a re n ts o f b l i n d
c h i l d re n a n d th o s e wh o wo rk wi th b l i n d p re -s c h o o l c h i l d re n . Available in English and
Spanish.
VISION EFFICIENCY TRAINING PROGRAMMES 4 vo l u m e s m a y b e u s e d i n th e
c l a s s ro o m o r fo r te a c h i n g p a rti a l l y -s i g h te d c h i l d re n i n d i vi d u a l l y . D e s i g n e d to s u p p o rt
te a c h e rs i n A fri c a n s c h o o l s fo r th e b l i n d . Available in English only .
MOBILITY SKILLS FOR BLIND PEOPLE a p ra c ti c a l m a n u a l fo r tra i n e d o ri e n ta ti o n
a n d m o b i l i ty i n s tru c to rs to u s e wi th fi e l d wo rk e rs , c o m m u n i ty h e a l th p e rs o n n e l a n d
c a re rs o f th e b l i n d i n a d e ve l o p i n g c o u n try s i tu a ti o n . Available in English only .
AN OUTLINE OF BASIC OPHTHALMOLOGY a 4 1 - p a g e b o u n d h a n d o u t o n e x a m i n a -
t i o n , d i a g n o s i s a n d tre a tm e n t o f c a ta ra c t, g l a u c o m a , i n j u ri e s , i n fe c ti o n s a n d re fra c ti ve
e rro rs . T h e re a re a l s o s e c ti o n s o n th e e y e i n l e p ro s y a n d d ru g s u s e d i n o p h th a l m o l o g y .
S u i ta b l e fo r e y e h e a l th c a re wo rk e rs a n d n u rs e s . Available in English and French.
BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS a p ra c ti c a l g u i d e fo r e y e u n i ts i n d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s .
T h e m a i n a i m o f th i s 3 8 -p a g e b o o k l e t i s to e n a b l e th e i n c re a s e o f c a ta ra c t o p e ra ti o n s
wi th i n e x i s ti n g e y e c a re s e rvi c e s . Available in English, Spanish and French .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : CENTRO OFTALMOLOGICA LATINO
AMERICANO RECURSOS INFORMATICOS
EN SALUD
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : COLARIS
C o n ta c t : I S A B E L A R D I L A A M A Y A
P o s i ti o n : C O O R D I N A D O R A S A L U D O C U L A R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 5 7 7 6 3 8 6 0 0 0 E x t. 2 2 9 4
F a c s i m i l e N o : 5 7 7 6 7 9 8 6 2 9
E m a i l A d d re s s : c o l a ri s @ fo s c a l . c o m . c o
We b s i te : www. fo s c a l . c o m . c o
A d d re s s : F U N D A C I O N O F T A L M O L O G I C A D E S A N T A N D E R
C L I N I C A C A R L O S A R D I L A L U L L E
A P A R T A D O A E R E O 3 1 2 8
U R B A N I Z A C I O N E L B O S Q U E
A U T O P I S T A A F L O R I D A B L A N C A
B U C A R A M A N G A
S A N T A N D E R
C O L O M B I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Spani sh only)
Rotafoli os Educati vo En Salud:
S A L U D V I S U A L
R E T I N O P A T I A D E L A P R E M A T U R I D
R E T I N O P A T I A D I A B E T I C A
G L A U C O M A
C A T A R A T A
Manuales Educati vos Con Set De Di aposi ti vas:
P R E V E N C I O N D E C E G U E R A I N F A N T I L
E X A M E N D E L O S O J O S
L O S G L A U C O M A S
P R A C T I C A D E P R O C E D I M I E N T O S O F T A L M I C O S V O L . 1
Set De Di aposi ti vas Con Manual:
P R I N C I P I O S D E O F T A L M O L O G I A
P R I N C I P I O S D E O P T O M E T R I A
Cuento Educati vo:
L O S O J O S Y E L C E R E B R O D E J U A N I T O
INFORMATION/ENQUIRY SERVICE C O L A R I S m a i n ta i n s a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e o n
p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r a l l th o s e c o n c e rn e d wi th e y e h e a l th i n L a ti n A m e ri c a .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e
: THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : FHF
C o n ta c t : T H E I N T E R N A T I O N A L P R O G R A M M E S M A N A G E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 6 1 2 8 3 3 8 2 1 1 1
F a c s i m i l e N o : 6 1 2 8 3 3 8 2 1 0 0
E m a i l A d d re s s : fh f@ h o l l o ws . o rg
We b s i te : www. h o l l o ws . o rg
A d d re s s : T H E F R E D H O L L O WS F O U N D A T I O N
L O C K E D B A G 3 1 0 0
B U R WO O D
N E W S O U T H WA L E S 1 8 0 5
A U S T R A L I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
Manuals:
E X T R A C A P S U L A R C A T A R A C T E X T R A C T I O N WI T H P O S T E R I O R C H A M B E R
I N T R A O C U L A R L E N S I N S E R T I O N
C O M P L I C A T I O N M A N A G E M E N T R E L A T I N G T O E X T R A C A P S U L A R C A T A R A C T
E X T R A C T I O N WI T H P O S T E R I O R C H A M B E R I N T R A O C U L A R L E N S I N S E R T I O N
S U T U R E L E S S S M A L L E R I N C I S I O N M A N U A L E X T R A C A P S U L A R C A T A R A C T
E X T R A C T I O N WI T H P O S T E R I O R C H A M B E R I N T R A O C U L A R L E N S I N S E R T I O N
These manuals, on standard operating procedures, are suitable for tertiary level
only.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : HKI
C o n ta c t : S U Z A N N E N I E N A B E R
P o s i ti o n : C O M M U N I C A T I O N P R O D U C T I O N A S S I S T A N T
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 2 1 2 5 3 2 0 5 4 4 E X T . 8 1 1
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 2 1 2 5 3 2 6 0 1 4
E m a i l A d d re s s : s n i e n a b e r@ h k i . o rg
We b s i te : www. h k wo rl d . o rg
A d d re s s : H E L E N K E L L E R WO R L D WI D E
3 5 2 P A R K A V E N U E S O U T H
S U I T E 1 2 0 0
N E W Y O R K
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BASIC EYE CARE a c o m p re h e n s i ve , 1 5 2 -p a g e m a n u a l fo r c o m m u n i ty h e a l th wo rk -
e rs i n re m o te a re a s c o ve ri n g th e m o s t c o m m o n e y e h e a l th p ro b l e m s . A c a rd g a m e ,
i l l u s tra ti o n s a n d 3 0 s l i d e s a re i n c l u d e d . Available in English only .
ONCHOCERCIASIS AND MECTIZAN a 5 6 -p a g e tra i n i n g m a n u a l c o m p ri s i n g 1 0
a c ti vi ti e s wh i c h p ro vi d e o ri e n ta ti o n to th e k n o wl e d g e , s k i l l s a n d a tti tu d e re l e va n t to
a c o m m u n i ty d i s tri b u ti o n p ro g ra m m e . Available in English and French .
COMMUNITY-BASED REHABILITATION OF THE RURAL BLIND a 1 3 1 -p a g e
tra i n i n g g u i d e fo r fi e l d wo rk e rs , d e s i g n e d to b ri n g b a s i c e d u c a ti o n a n d wo rk s k i l l s to
b l i n d p e o p l e i n th e i r o wn c o m m u n i ti e s . Available in French only.
SIMPLE EYE CARE a s i m p l e , e a s y -to -u s e 2 4 -p a g e re fe re n c e b o o k l e t fo r th o s e
h e a l th wo rk e rs wi th m i n i m a l fo rm a l tra i n i n g i n e y e c a re . Available in English and
French.
VITAMIN A TRAINING ACTIVITIES FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH AND
DEVELOPMENT a 7 2 -p a g e s p i ra l -b o u n d m a n u a l o f 1 8 l e a rn e r-c e n tre d a c ti vi ti e s ,
re l a te d to c o m m u n i ty l e ve l ta s k s , fo r th e p re ve n ti o n a n d tre a tm e n t o f vi ta m i n A
d e fi c i e n c y . Available in French only .
EL DISEO DE ACTIVIDADES CONTRA LA DEFICIENCIA DE LA VITAMIN A
EN GUATEMALA a 5 8 -p a g e d o c u m e n t o n a c ti vi ti e s to p ro m o te vi ta m i n A i n ta k e i n
h i g h ri s k c o m m u n i ti e s . Available in Spanish only .
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HOW TO USE THE H.K.I. FOOD FREQUENCY METHOD TO ASSESS COMMU-
NITY RISK OF VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY a 7 2 -p a g e m a n u a l wh i c h a l l o ws h e a l th
p ro fe s s i o n a l s to c o m p a re th i s ty p e o f e a s i l y c o l l e c te d d i e ta ry d a ta to s ta n d a rd , b u t
m o re d i ffi c u l t to o b ta i n , i n d i c a to rs . Available in English only .
GUIDELINES FOR PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS DUE TO VITAMIN A DEFI-
C I E N C Y a t w o - s i d e d r e f e r e n c e c a r d a n d p o s t e r , f o r u s e i n c l i n i c s a n d b y c o m m u n i t y
h e a l th wo rk e rs , o n th e s i g n s , s y m p to m s a n d tre a tm e n t o f n u tri ti o n a l b l i n d n e s s .
Available in Arabic, Swahili, French, Spanish and English.
SAVING A CHILD FROM XEROPHTHALMIA a b ro c h u re wi th s l i d e s tri p to g u i d e
h e a l th wo rk e rs i n th e re c o g n i ti o n , tre a tm e n t a n d p re ve n ti o n o f x e ro p h th a l m i a .
Available in English and French.
KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF XEROPHTHALMIA a fo u r-s i d e d c a rd
wi th 1 2 p h o to g ra p h s i l l u s tra ti n g th e c l i n i c a l s i g n s o f x e ro p h th a l m i a . U s e fu l fo r
te a c h i n g c l i n i c s ta ff a n d o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts . Available in English, French and
Spanish.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : THE HESPERIAN FOUNDATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : HF
C o n ta c t : T E R R Y B A N K S
P o s i ti o n : F U L F I L M E N T C O O R D I N A T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 5 1 0 8 4 5 4 5 0 7
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 5 1 0 8 4 5 0 5 3 9
E m a i l A d d re s s : b o o k o rd e rs @ h e s p e ri a n . o rg
We b s i te : www. h e s p e ri a n . o rg
A d d re s s : H E S P E R I A N F O U N D A T I O N
1 9 1 9 A D D I S O N S T R E E T
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HELPING CHILDREN WHO ARE BLIND th e fi rs t i n a n E a rl y A s s i s ta n c e S e ri e s
fo r p a re n ts , h e a l th wo rk e rs a n d c a re g i ve rs wh o p ro vi d e h e l p to c h i l d re n wi th
d i s a b i l i ti e s i n th e fi rs t fi ve y e a rs o f l i fe . Wri tte n i n s i m p l e E n g l i s h wi th m a n y i l l u s -
tra ti o n s , th i s 1 9 2 -p a g e b o o k c o n ta i n s a c ti vi ti e s to e n a b l e a c h i l d wh o i s b l i n d l e a rn
h o w to u s e th e o th e r s e n s e s h e a ri n g , to u c h , s m e l l a n d ta s te to e x p l o re , l e a rn a n d
i n te ra c t wi th th e wo rl d . T h e b o o k c o ve rs m a n y to p i c s i n c l u d i n g a s s e s s i n g h o w m u c h
a c h i l d c a n s e e , h e l p i n g a c h i l d l e a rn to m o ve a ro u n d s a fe l y , h o w to i n c l u d e l e a rn i n g
a c ti vi ti e s i n d a i l y wo rk , p re p a ri n g fo r c h i l d c a re o r s c h o o l , s u p p o rti n g p a re n ts o f
b l i n d c h i l d re n a n d te a c h i n g c o m m o n a c ti vi ti e s l i k e e a ti n g , d re s s i n g a n d k e e p i n g
c l e a n . Available in English and Spanish.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : INSTITUT DOPHTALMOLOGIE
TROPICALE DE LAFRIQUE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : IOTA
C o n ta c t : D R J E A N -P I E R R E B O I T T E / D R J E A N N E T T E T R A O R E
P o s i ti o n : D I R E C T O R S O F T R A I N I N G
T e l e p h o n e N o : 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 4 2 1 / 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 7 2 2
F a c s i m i l e N o : 2 2 3 2 2 2 5 1 8 6
E m a i l A d d re s s : i o ta @ i o ta o c c g e . o rg
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MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n French only)
LEXTRACTION INTRACAPSULAIRE DU CRISTALLIN a n i l l u s tra te d 1 9 -p a g e
b o o k l e t o n th e i n tra c a p s u l a r te c h n i q u e o f c a ta ra c t e x tra c ti o n . S u i ta b l e fo r o p h th a l-
m i c a s s i s ta n ts .
CURE CHIRURGICALE DU TRICHIASIS PAR LA MTHODE DE TRABUT a n
i l l u s tra te d 1 5 -p a g e b o o k l e t o n th e T ra b u t m e th o d fo r tre a tm e n t o f tri c h i a s i s .
S u i ta b l e fo r o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts .
LEXTRACTION EXTRACAPSULAIRE DU CRISTALLIN a n i l l u s tra te d 2 4 -p a g e
b o o k l e t o n th e e x tra c a p s u l a r te c h n i q u e o f c a ta ra c t e x tra c ti o n wi th I O L . S u i ta b l e fo r
o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts .
LA TRABECULECTOMIE a n i l l u s tra te d 2 0 -p a g e b o o k l e t o n th e tra b e c u l e c to m y
te c h n i q u e . S u i ta b l e fo r o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT OF RURAL EYE CARE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : ICARE
C o n ta c t : M S . A N U R A D H A
P o s i ti o n : C O O R D I N A T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 9 1 4 0 2 4 0 1 1 2 4 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 9 1 4 0 2 4 0 1 1 2 9 3
E m a i l A d d re s s : l i b ra ry @ i c a re . s tp h . n e t
We b s i te www. l vp e i . o rg
A d d re s s : C O M M U N I T Y E Y E H E A L T H R E S O U R C E C E N T R E
I C A R E
L V P R A S A D E Y E I N S T I T U T E
K I S M A T P U R C A M P U S , P O S T B A G N O . 1
K I S M A T P U R B O
R A J E N D R A N A G A R P O
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CHILDHOOD CATARACT a 1 0 -m i n u te p a ti e n t i n fo rm a ti o n vi d e o . Available in
English and Hindi.
DIWALI: PRECAUTIONS FOR EVERYONE a 6 -m i n u te p a ti e n t i n fo rm a ti o n vi d e o
a b o u t p re c a u ti o n s wh e n h a n d l i n g fi re wo rk s . Available in English, Hindi and
Telugu.
GLAUCOMA: BEWARE THE SNEAK THIEF OF SIGHT a 1 5 -m i n u te p a ti e n t
i n fo rm a ti o n vi d e o o n th e s y m p to m s a n d ri s k fa c to rs o f G l a u c o m a . Available in
English and Hindi.
BLEPHARITIS AND MEIBOMITIS th i s 7 -m i n u te p a ti e n t e d u c a ti o n fi l m vi d e o
d e m o n s tra te s th e m a i n te n a n c e o f l i d h y g i e n e . Available in English, Hindi and
Telugu.
EPIDEMIC CONJUNCTIVITIS th i s 5 -m i n u te p u b l i c e d u c a ti o n vi d e o g i ve s i n fo r-
m a ti o n a b o u t th i s e y e c o n d i ti o n ; th e p re c a u ti o n s , s y m p to m s a n d th e a va i l a b l e
tre a tm e n t a re e x p l a i n e d . Available in English and Telugu.
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LEAD KINDLY LIGHT: TECHNIQUES IN GUIDING AND LEADING THE BLIND
th i s 1 3 -m i n u te vi d e o i n s tru c ts c a re g i ve rs , p ro fe s s i o n a l s a n d o p h th a l m i c n u rs e s i n
th e s i g h te d g u i d e te c h n i q u e fo r e s ta b l i s h i n g c o n t a c t , g ri p a n d h a n d p o s i ti o n , wa lk i n g ,
n a rro w s p a c e , a s c e n d i n g s ta i rs , s i d e c h a n g e , p a s s i n g th ro u g h d o o rwa y s , s e a ti n g ,
ro ws o f c h a i rs , d e s c e n d i n g s ta i rs , o u twa rd tu rn a n d i n wa rd tu rn . Available in
English and Hindi.
CHALLENGE AND THE RESPONSE: THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND TECH-
NIQUES OF ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY th i s 1 5 -m i n u te tra i n i n g vi d e o i s fo r
re h a b i l i ta ti o n p ro fe s s i o n a l s , c o m m u n i ty e y e h e a l th wo rk e rs a n d c a re g i ve rs . T h e
te c h n i q u e s o f i n d o o r m o b i l i ty i n c l u d i n g u p p e r b o d y p ro te c ti o n , l o we r b o d y p ro te c -
ti o n , s q u a re o ff a n d s e a rc h a re d e m o n s tra te d . N e x t, we p re s e n t th e d i ffe re n t te c h -
n i q u e s o f u s i n g th e c a n e o u td o o rs . Available in English only.
WAY-FINDING: GUIDELINES FOR PERSONS WITH LOW VISION th i s 3 6 -
m i n u te vi d e o i s a i m e d a t tra i n i n g c o m m u n i ty h e a l th wo rk e rs , re h a b i l i ta ti o n p ro fe s-
s i o n a l s a n d c a re g i ve rs a n d fe a tu re s m o b i l i ty te c h n i q u e s th a t m a k e u s e o f o p ti c a l
a i d s a n d n o n -o p ti c a l a i d s . I t re c o m m e n d s s p e c i fi c m o d i fi c a ti o n s i n th e s u rro u n d i n g s
to h e l p p e rs o n s wi th l o w-vi s i o n to wa y -fi n d o r n a vi g a te s a fe l y a n d a c c u ra te l y .
Available in English only.
LEADING THE BLIND th i s 1 0 -m i n u te vi d e o s e n s i ti s e s th e h e a l th c a re wo rk e r to
th e p ro b l e m s a b l i n d p e rs o n m a y fa c e i n u n fa m i l i a r e n vi ro n m e n ts . I t i s a n i n te ra c ti ve
vi d e o a c c o m p a n i e d b y e x e rc i s e s , a n d d e m o n s tra te s th e te c h n i q u e o f a p p ro a c h i n g a
b l i n d p e rs o n , l e a d i n g a b l i n d p e rs o n , o ve rc o m i n g o b s ta c l e s , c o m m u n i c a ti n g wi th a
b l i n d p e rs o n , a n d a s s i s ti n g a b l i n d p e rs o n to s i t. I t m a k e s p a rti c u l a rl y u s e fu l vi e wi n g
fo r n u rs e s d e a l i n g wi th p a ti e n ts wh o c o m e i n to h o s p i ta l fo r s u rg e ry . Available in
English only.
ORIENTATION & MOBILITY PACKAGE a 2 8 -m i n u te vi d e o c o ve ri n g g u i d i n g
te c h n i q u e , i n d o o r a n d o u td o o r m o b i l i ty . Available in English and Hindi.
REHABILITATION PACKAGE a 5 4 -m i n u te vi d e o o n c o m m u n i ty -b a s e d re h a b i l i ta -
ti o n , p a re n t c o u n s e l l i n g a n d s i g h t e n h a n c e m e n t. Available in English, Hindi and
Telugu.
ADMINISTRATION OF EYE DROPS AND OINTMENTS th i s 9 -m i n u te vi d e o
d e m o n s tra te s s a fe a n d e ffe c ti ve a d m i n i s tra ti o n o f e y e d ro p s a n d o i n tm e n ts .
Available in English only.
COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH JOURNAL wi th I n d i a n s u p p l e m e n t. D i s tri b u te d fre e
o f c h a rg e , o n re q u e s t, to e y e h e a l th wo rk e rs th ro u g h o u t I n d i a . Available in English
only.
INFORMATION/ENQUIRY SERVICE. I C A R E m a i n ta i n s a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e o n
p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r a l l th o s e c o n c e rn e d wi th e y e h e a l th i n I n d i a a n d n e i g h -
b o u ri n g c o u n tri e s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR EYE HEALTH
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : ICEH
C o n ta c t : S U E S T E V E N S
P o s i ti o n : O P H T H A L M I C R E S O U R C E C O O R D I N A T O R
N U R S E A D V I S O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 4 0 ) 2 0 7 6 1 2 7 9 7 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 4 0 ) 2 0 7 9 5 8 8 3 1 7
E m a i l A d d re s s : s u e . s te ve n s @ l s h tm . a c . u k
We b s i te s : www. i c e h . o rg . u k
www. j c e h . c o . u k
A d d re s s : I N T E R N A T I O N A L R E S O U R C E C E N T R E
I C E H
L O N D O N S C H O O L O F H Y G I E N E
& T R O P I C A L M E D I C I N E
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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH JOURNAL a n e d u c a ti o n a l j o u rn a l to p ro m o te e y e
h e a l th wo rl d wi d e . P ro d u c e d 4 ti m e s p e r y e a r. Available in English only ( in print and
online www.jceh.co.uk ).Chinese and French editions are planned.
EYE CARE IN DEVELOPING NATIONS a te x t fo r th o s e p l a n n i n g to s e rve o ve r-
s e a s a n d a l s o i n d i g e n o u s e y e c a re wo rk e rs i n th e d e ve l o p i n g wo rl d . Available in
English only.
EYE SURGERY IN HOT CLIMATES 2
n d
e d i ti o n a p ra c ti c a l te x tb o o k s p e c i fi c a l l y
wri tte n fo r th o s e tra i n i n g i n e y e s u rg e ry i n d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s a n d th e tro p i c s .
Available in English only.
EYE DISEASES IN HOT CLIMATES 4
th
e d i ti o n s p e c i fi c a l l y wri tte n fo r d o c to rs ,
n u rs e s a n d m e d i c a l a s s i s ta n ts , fo c u s i n g o n c o m m o n a n d i m p o rta n t b l i n d i n g e y e
d i s e a s e s wi th a n e m p h a s i s o n p re ve n ti o n a n d p ri m a ry e y e c a re . Available in English
only.
HANYANE: A VILLAGE STRUGGLES FOR EYE HEALTH a p ra c ti c a l te x tb o o k
wh i c h d e a l s wi th p ri m a ry e y e c a re i n th e c o n te x t o f c o m m u n i ty h e a l th a n d d e ve l o p -
m e n t. Available in English and French only from this source. Availability in Hindi
given on request.
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THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EYE DISEASE 2
n d
e d i ti o n a te x tb o o k fo r p u b l i c
h e a l th o ffi c i a l s , h e a l th p l a n n e rs a n d o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts re s p o n s i b l e fo r d e ve l o p i n g
P re ve n ti o n o f B l i n d n e s s P ro g ra m m e s . Available in English only .
HOW TO MAKE SPECTACLES AT LOW COST a p ra c ti c a l m a n u a l to s u p p o rt
tra i n i n g i n o p ti c a l wo rk s h o p te c h n i q u e s . Available in English only .
OPHTHALMIC OPERATING THEATRE PRACTICE: A MANUAL FOR DEVELOP-
ING COUNTRIES p ro vi d e s p ra c ti c a l g u i d a n c e a n d s ta n d a rd s re q u i re d fo r c re a ti n g
a n e ffi c i e n t a n d e ffe c ti ve s e rvi c e i n th e o p h th a l m i c o p e ra ti n g th e a tre . Wri tte n fo r a l l
th o s e i n vo l ve d i n th e o p e ra ti n g th e a tre te a m . Available in English only.
HEALTHY EYES ACTIVITY BOOK a n a c ti vi ty b o o k fo r p ri m a ry s c h o o l c h i l d re n
to te a c h th e m h o w to l o o k a fte r th e i r e y e s . I t c o n ta i n s a m i x tu re o f c l a s s a c ti vi ty a n d
d i s c u s s i o n o u tl i n e s to e n c o u ra g e c h i l d re n to l e a rn b y d o i n g , n o t b y te l l i n g . Available
in English only from this source.
COLLABORATION WITH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL HEALERS FOR THE
PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS a b o o k l e t i n tro d u c i n g re a d e rs to th e c o n c e p t a n d
p ra c ti c a l i ti e s o f wo rk i n g wi th tra d i ti o n a l h e a l e rs i n p ri m a ry h e a l th c a re s e tti n g s .
Available in English only.
SUPPURATIVE KERATITIS: A LABORATORY MANUAL AND GUIDE TO
MANAGEMENT a p ra c ti c a l m a n u a l wi th c o l o u r p h o to g ra p h s g i vi n g i n s tru c ti o n s
o n h o w to u s e a m i c ro s c o p e , p e rfo rm a c o rn e a l s c ra p e , d o a g ra m s ta i n a n d i d e n ti fy
b a c te ri a a n d fu n g i . Available in English only.
DIRECTORY OF TEACHING AND INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR BLIND-
NESS PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION a l i s ti n g o f s o u rc e s a n d d e s c ri p -
ti o n s o f te a c h i n g a n d i n fo rm a ti o n m a te ri a l i n va ri o u s l a n g u a g e s . Available in
English with some entries in French, Spanish and Portuguese.
EYE SURGERY FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS a 2 2 -m i n u te vi d e o
c o n s i s ti n g o f two s u rg i c a l te c h n i q u e s tra b e c u l e c to m y a n d s u rg e ry fo r e n tro p i o n .
S u i ta b l e fo r e y e s u rg e o n s i n tra i n i n g a n d th e o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts a n d n u rs e s wh o
s u p p o rt th e m . Available in English only.
THE ANTERIOR CHAMBER INTRAOCULAR LENS a 1 7 -m i n u te vi d e o c o ve ri n g
c a ta ra c t b l i n d n e s s a n d th e u s e o f i n tra o c u l a r l e n s i m p l a n ts . I t d e m o n s tra te s th e
i n tra c a p s u l a r c a ta ra c t e x tra c ti o n te c h n i q u e wi th a n te ri o r c h a m b e r l e n s i m p l a n t.
S u i ta b l e fo r e y e s u rg e o n s i n tra i n i n g a n d th e o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts a n d n u rs e s wh o
s u p p o rt th e m . Available in English and French.
THE POSTERIOR CHAMBER INTRAOCULAR LENS a 2 3 -m i n u te vi d e o c o ve ri n g
c a ta ra c t b l i n d n e s s a n d th e u s e o f i n tra o c u l a r l e n s i m p l a n ts . I t d e m o n s tra te s th e
e x tra c a p s u l a r c a ta ra c t e x tra c ti o n te c h n i q u e wi th p o s te ri o r c h a m b e r l e n s i m p l a n t.
S u i ta b l e fo r e y e s u rg e o n s i n tra i n i n g a n d th e o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts a n d n u rs e s wh o
s u p p o rt th e m . Available in English and French .
EXTRACAPSULAR CATARACT EXTRACTION WITH INTRAOCULAR LENS
IMPLANTATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES a 4 0 -m i n u te vi d e o wh i c h
d e m o n s tra te s th i s p ro c e d u re , th e c o m p l i c a ti o n s wh i c h m a y o c c u r a n d th e re q u i re d
m o d i fi c a ti o n s . S u i ta b l e fo r e y e s u rg e o n s i n tra i n i n g a n d th e o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts
a n d n u rs e s wh o s u p p o rt th e m . Available in English only .
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TEACHING SLIDE SETS SERIES:
E X A M I N A T I O N O F T H E E Y E S
T H E E Y E I N P R I M A R Y H E A L T H C A R E
C A T A R A C T
P R E V E N T I O N O F C H I L D H O O D B L I N D N E S S
T H E G L A U C O M A S
O N C H O C E R C I A S I S R I V E R B L I N D N E S S )
T R A C H O M A
H I V /A I D S A N D T H E E Y E
L E P R O S Y A N D T H E E Y E
P R A C T I C A L O P H T H A L M I C P R O C E D U R E S V O L . 1
P R A C T I C A L O P H T H A L M I C P R O C E D U R E S V O L . 2
P R A C T I C A L O P H T H A L M I C P R O C E D U R E S V O L . 3
P R A C T I C A L O P H T H A L M I C P R O C E D U R E S V O L . 4
E a c h s l i d e s e t c o n s i s ts o f 2 4 s l i d e s m a n y c o n ta i n i n g u p to 4 p h o to g ra p h s ) a n d a
b o o k l e t. M a y b e a d a p te d fo r u s e b y a l l l e ve l s o f e y e h e a l th wo rk e rs fo r i n d i vi d u a l
s tu d y o r i n a c l a s s ro o m s e tti n g . Available in English only.
STANDARD LIST OF MEDICINES, EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTS, OPTICAL
SUPPLIES AND LEARNING RESOURCES FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
(DISTRICT) LEVEL EYE CARE SERVICES u p d a te d e ve ry two y e a rs , th e l i s t
i n c l u d e s s e c ti o n s o n e y e m e d i c i n e s , e x a m i n a ti o n e q u i p m e n t, o p h th a l m i c s u rg i c a l
i n s tru m e n ts , e y e d ro p p ro d u c ti o n e q u i p m e n t, te a c h i n g m a te ri a l s , s p e c ta c l e s a n d
l o w vi s i o n a i d s . D e ta i l s o f s u p p l i e rs a re a l s o i n c l u d e d . Available in English only.
REFRACTION TRAINING COURSE MANUAL d e s i g n e d fo r e y e h e a l th wo rk e rs ,
th i s m a n u a l c o ve rs b a s i c o p ti c s , re fra c ti ve e rro rs a n d c o rre c ti o n , fo c i m e try , p re -
s c ri p ti o n e tc . Available in English only .
LOCAL SMALL-SCALE PREPARATION OF EYE DROPS: UPDATE 2002
p ro vi d e s g u i d e l i n e s fo r th e l o c a l m a n u fa c tu re o f e y e d ro p s . Available in English only.
STERILIZATION AND DISINFECTION a p o s te r fo r o p h th a l m i c p ra c ti c e i n
d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s . Available in English only.
CARE OF OPHTHALMIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS a p o s te r fo r th e h a n d l i n g ,
m a i n te n a n c e , tra n s p o rta ti o n a n d s e c u ri ty o f i n s tru m e n ts . Available in English
only.
CONTROL OF INFECTION IN OPHTHALMIC PRACTICE a p o s te r h i g h l i g h ti n g
s o u rc e c o n s i d e ra ti o n s a n d ri s k re d u c ti o n p ri n c i p l e s . Available in English only.
TRAINING COURSES/WORKSHOPS I C E H ru n a n u m b e r o f tra i n i n g c o u rs e s fo r
e y e h e a l th wo rk e rs fro m d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s o r th o s e p l a n n i n g to wo rk i n a
d e ve l o p i n g c o u n try . T h e o n e -y e a r M S c c o u rs e i n C o m m u n i ty E y e H e a l th i s n o n -
c l i n i c a l a n d m a i n l y fo r o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts . T h e c o u rs e i s b a s e d o n th e a i m s a n d o b j e c -
ti ve s o f th e W. H . O G l o b a l I n i ti a ti ve V I S I O N 2 0 2 0 T h e R i g h t to S i g h t . I C E H a l s o
o ffe rs a n u m b e r o f s h o rt c o u rs e s i n c l u d i n g a th re e -d a y s h o rt c o u rs e i n T ro p i c a l
O p h th a l m o l o g y ; a 5 -d a y s h o rt c o u rs e i n P l a n n i n g fo r V I S I O N 2 0 2 0 a n d a n a d va n c e d
1 4 -we e k s h o rt c o u rs e o n V I S I O N 2 0 2 0 a n d C o m m u n i ty E y e H e a l th . I C E H a l s o ru n
o n e -we e k V I S I O N 2 0 2 0 tra i n i n g wo rk s h o p s i n o ve r 3 0 c e n tre s wo rl d wi d e .
I N F O R M A T I O N /E N Q U I R Y S E R V I C E T h e I n t e r n a t i o n a l R e s o u r c e C e n t r e m a i n t a i n s
a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e o n p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r a l l th o s e c o n c e rn e d
wi th e y e h e a l th . T h e s e rvi c e a i m s to re s p o n d s p e e d i l y a n d a p p ro p ri a te l y to re q u e s ts
fo r a d vi c e a n d i n fo rm a ti o n fro m th o s e i n vo l ve d i n o p h th a l m i c wo rk i n d e ve l o p i n g
c o u n tri e s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE EDUCATION
OF PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : ICEVI
C o n ta c t: N A N D I N I R A WA L
P o s i ti o n : S E C R E T A R Y
T e l e p h o n e : 9 1 7 9 6 3 0 5 0 8 2
F a c s i m i l e : 9 1 7 9 6 3 0 0 1 0 6
E m a i l A d d re s s : b p a i c e vi a d 1 @ s a n c h a rn e t. i n
We b s i te : www. i c e vi . o rg
A d d re s s : c /o B L I N D P E O P L E S A S S O C I A T I O N
J A G D I S H P A T E L C H O WK
S U R D A S M A R G
V A S T R A P U R
G U J A R A T
I N D I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE DIRECTORY a n e x te n s i ve l i s ti n g o f s p e c i a l
s c h o o l s fo r th e b l i n d , i n te g ra te d e d u c a ti o n p ro g ra m m e s , te a c h e r tra i n i n g p ro g ra m -
m e s a n d i n te rn a ti o n a l a g e n c i e s . A u s e fu l re fe re n c e te x t fo r a l l p ro fe s s i o n a l s
c o n c e rn e d wi th re h a b i l i ta ti o n o f th e b l i n d c o m m u n i ty . Available in English only.
THE EDUCATOR a m a g a z i n e p u b l i s h e d twi c e a y e a r i n i n k p ri n t a n d B ra i l l e .
Available in English and Spanish
ICEVI PORTFOLIO g e n e ra l i l l u s tra te d i n fo rm a ti o n a b o u t I C E V I . Available in
English only.
REGIONAL NEWSLETTERS c u rre n tl y p u b l i s h e d i n A s i a , E a s t A s i a , E u ro p e a n d
L a ti n A m e ri c a . M a y b e d o wn l o a d e d fro m th e we b s i te . Available in English and
Spanish
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1992, 1997 & 2002, WORLD CONFERENCES.
Available in English only.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1995 & 2000 EUROPEAN CONFERENCES. Available
in English only.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : INTERPROFESSIONAL FOSTERING OF
OPHTHALMIC CARE FOR UNDERSERVED
SECTORS
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : InFOCUS
C o n ta c t: D A V I D D U N A WA Y
P o s i ti o n : E X E C U T I V E D I R E C T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 7 1 3 2 0 4 4 3 3 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 2 8 1 3 9 8 7 4 2 4
E m a i l A d d re s s : i n fo @ i n fo c u s o n l i n e . o rg
We b s i te : www. i n fo c u s o n l i n e . o rg
A d d re s s : I n F O C U S
1 9 7 2 8 S A U M S R O A D
P M B 1 3 6
T E X A S
7 7 0 8 4
U S A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
I CAN SEE a n i l l u s tra te d c h i l d re n s b o o k a b o u t e y e c a re . A va i l a b l e i n c o l o u ri n g
b o o k fo rm a t.
THE FOCOMETER a p o rta b l e i n s tru m e n t u s e d fo r te a c h i n g a n d to m e a s u re re fra c -
ti ve e rro rs i n th e fi e l d .
FOCOMETRY g u i d e l i n e s fo r e y e c a re p ro fe s s i o n a l s a n d c o m m u n i ty h e a l th
wo rk e rs wh o wi s h to u s e th e F o c o m e te r, a m a n u a l re fra c ti n g d e vi c e ; i n c l u d e s p ro to -
c o l s fo r a s s e s s i n g m y o p i a , h y p e ro p i a a n d a s ti g m a ti s m .
HEALTH EDUCATION MATERIALS fl i p c h a rts o n e y e a n a to m y a n d c o m m o n e y e
p ro b l e m s ; fl i p c h a rt o n O n c h o c e rc i a s i s . S u i ta b l e fo r u s e i n s c h o o l s a n d c o m m u n i ty
h e a l th e d u c a ti o n p ri o r to c o n d u c ti n g vi s i o n s c re e n i n g .
PRACTITIONER MANUALS fo r vi l l a g e -b a s e d p ri m a ry e y e c a re p ro vi d e rs a n d
c o m m u n i ty h e a l th wo rk e rs wh o wi l l i n c o rp o ra te p ri m a ry e y e c a re i n to g e n e ra l h e a l th
c a re c o n c e rn s . M a n u a l s h a ve b e e n fi e l d -te s te d wi th vi l l a g e -b a s e d p ri m a ry e y e c a re
p ro vi d e rs i n I n d i a a n d T a n z a n i a a n d wi th m i g ra n t fa rm wo rk e r m e d i c s . P re s e n te d i n
l o o s e -l e a f fo rm a t.
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TRAINING WORKSHOPS i n p ri m a ry e y e c a re fo r e y e h e a l th c a re p ro fe s s i o n a l s ,
g e n e ra l m e d i c a l s ta ff, h e a l th c a re a s s i s ta n ts a n d vo l u n te e rs . P ro g ra m m e s a re
c u s to m d e s i g n e d fo r p a rti c u l a r g ro u p s a n d c o n te n t va ri e s fro m fo c o m e try p ro to c o l s
to p ri m a ry e y e c a re fo r n o n -e y e c a re p ro fe s s i o n a l s a n d a c o m p re h e n s i ve c u rri c u l u m
fo r vi l l a g e -b a s e d p ri m a ry e y e c a re p ro vi d e rs i n s e l f-s u s ta i n i n g p ro g ra m m e s .
SOCIAL MARKETING MATERIALS d e s i g n e d to e n h a n c e c o m m u n i ty u ti l i s a ti o n
o f vi l l a g e -b a s e d p ri m a ry e y e c a re s e rvi c e s ; p o s te rs p ro m o ti n g e y e h e a l th h y g i e n e ,
n u tri ti o n , a n d s a fe ty ) , th e b e n e fi ts o f c l e a r vi s i o n p re s c ri b i n g a n d c a ri n g fo r e y e
g l a s s e s ) , ra d i o s c ri p ts p ro d u c e d i n S p a n i s h a n d M a ra th i o n l y a n d a vi d e o a b o u t
I n F O C U S i n T a n z a n i a s tre s s i n g u ti l i ty a n d a ffo rd a b i l i ty o f th e F o c o m e te r.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : KUNDE FOUNDATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : KDF
C o n ta c t: D R R A C H E L P I N N I G E R
P o s i ti o n : D I R E C T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 0 0 8 6 8 9 3 7 8 2 4 9 3 4 /4 4 0 8
F a c s i m i l e N o : 0 0 8 6 8 9 3 7 8 2 4 9 0 9
E m a i l A d d re s s : k u n d e @ s e c u re n y m . n e t
p i n n e g e r@ s e c u re n y m . n e t
We b s i te www. k u n d e fo u n d a ti o n . o rg
A d d re s s : K U N D E F O U N D A T I O N
H E A L T H B U R E A U
G E S A N G R O A D 3 0
Z E D A N G
S H A N N A N P R E F E C T U R E
T I B E T 8 5 6 0 0 0
C H I N A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
PREVENT BLINDNESS THROUGH PRIMARY EYE CARE a fu l l c o l o u r p o s te r
i l l u s tra ti n g 6 c o m m o n e y e i n j u ri e s , fi ve a c u te o n s e t e y e c o n d i ti o n s a n d fi ve g ra d u a l
o n s e t e y e c o n d i ti o n s wi th b ri e f i n fo rm a ti o n o n tre a tm e n t a n d m a n a g e m e n t a l s o
a va i l a b l e o n C D R O M . Available from this source in Tibetan and Chinese only.
HEALTHY EYES ACTIVITY BOOK a n a c ti vi ty b o o k fo r p ri m a ry s c h o o l c h i l d re n
to te a c h th e m h o w to l o o k a fte r th e i r e y e s . I t c o n ta i n s a m i x tu re o f c l a s s a c ti vi ty a n d
d i s c u s s i o n o u tl i n e s to e n c o u ra g e c h i l d re n to l e a rn b y d o i n g , n o t b y te l l i n g . Available
from this source in Tibetan only.
HOW TO TAKE A MEDICAL HISTORY th i s b o o k i n c l u d e s e y e vo c a b u l a ry .
Available in Chinese, Pinyin, Tibetan and English.
COMIC BOOK a h e a l th p ro m o ti o n to o l fo r u s e wi th c h i l d re n , i n c l u d e s a s e c ti o n o n
h e a l th y e a ti n g fo r s i g h t. Available in Tibetan only.
Publi c Awareness Posters:
G E N E R A L E Y E C A R E Available in Tibetan only.
C A T A R A C T C A N B E T R E A T E D A N D S I G H T R E S T O R E D Available in Tibetan only.
C A U S E S O F V I T A M I N A B L I N D N E S S A N D I T S P R E V E N T I O N Available in Tibetan
only.
C A U S E S O F E Y E I N J U R I E S Available in Tibetan only.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d :
C o n ta c t: N I C O L A M S H E P H E R D
P o s i ti o n : V I C E -P R E S I D E N T F O R G L O B A L S E R V I C E S
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 2 1 2 8 2 1 9 4 7 9
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 2 1 2 8 2 1 9 7 8 4
E m a i l A d d re s s : n s h e p h e rd @ l i g h th o u s e . o rg
We b s i te www. l i g h th o u s e . o rg
A d d re s s : L I G H T H O U S E I N T E R N A T I O N A L
1 1 1 E A S T 5 9 th S T R E E T
N E W Y O R K
N Y 1 0 0 2 2
U S A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
FILMS AND VIDEOS ON AGEING AND SENSORY CHANGE a n a n n o ta te d
re s o u rc e l i s t o f m a te ri a l s d e a l i n g wi th vi s i o n a n d h e a ri n g l o s s a n d m u l ti p l e i m p a i r-
m e n ts to b e u s e d i n tra i n i n g p ro g ra m s . S u i ta b l e fo r re h a b i l i ta ti o n p ro fe s s i o n a l s .
Available in English.
SEE FOR YOURSELF a m u l ti -m e d i a k i t fe a tu ri n g fu n c ti o n a l vi s i o n l o s s , to b e
u s e d fo r h e a l th p ro m o ti o n a n d c o m m u n i ty e d u c a ti o n . S u i ta b l e fo r re h a b i l i ta ti o n
p ro fe s s i o n a l s . Available in Spanish and English.
AIDS, BLINDNESS AND LOW VISION: A TRAINING MANUAL FOR HEALTH
ORGANIZATIONS a c o m p re h e n s i ve tra i n i n g p ro g ra m m e , fo r p ro fe s s i o n a l s s e rv-
i n g p e o p l e wi th A I D S a n d vi s i o n l o s s , wh i c h h i g h l i g h ts re h a b i l i ta ti o n te c h n i q u e s .
Available in English.
Note:
LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL produces an extensive range of resources of which
the above are only a very small selection. Interested readers are advised to contact
the organization for a full listing of available materials.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : LIONS ARAVIND INSTITUTE OF COMMUNITY
OPHTHALMOLOGY
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : LAICO
C o n ta c t: C H I T R A T . R A V I L L A
P o s i ti o n : I N -C H A R G E , A R A V I N D C O M M U N I C A T I O N S
T e l e p h o n e N o : 9 1 4 5 2 5 3 2 6 5 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 9 1 4 5 2 5 3 0 9 8 4
E m a i l A d d re s s : c o m m u n i c a ti o n s @ a ra vi n d . o rg
We b s i te : www. a ra vi n d . o rg /e y e s i te /h o m e p a g e . h tm
A d d re s s : L A I C O
A R A V I N D E Y E C A R E S Y S T E M
7 2 K U R U V I K A R A N S A L A I
G A N D H I N A G A R
M A D U R A I 6 2 5 0 2 0
T A M I L N A D U
I N D I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
ANATOMY OF THE EYE th i s s e c o n d e d i ti o n o f th e b o o k c o ve rs th e a n a to m y
s y l l a b u s fo r p o s t-g ra d u a te s tu d e n ts i n o p h th a l m o l o g y . N e w c h a p te rs o n s p i n a l c o rd ,
n a s a l c a vi ty , a n d p a ra -n a s a l a i r s i n u s e s h a ve b e e n i n tro d u c e d . A d va n c e m e n ts i n
e l e c tro n m i c ro s c o p i c s tu d i e s h a ve b e e n i n c o rp o ra te d a n d th e l a te s t vi e ws i n
e m b ry o l o g y h a ve a l s o b e e n i n c l u d e d . Available in English only.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE EYE th i s b o o k h e l p s to m a k e o c u l a r p h y s i o l o g y e a s y a n d
e n j o y a b l e ! D e s i g n e d to s e rve a s a te x tb o o k fo r p o s t-g ra d u a te s tu d e n ts i n o p h th a l-
m o l o g y . Available in English only.
NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY a c o m p re h e n s i ve b o o k fo r p o s t-g ra d u a te s , p ra c ti s -
i n g o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts , n e u ro l o g i s ts a n d n e u ro -s u rg e o n s . Available in English only.
OCULAR MICROBIOLOGY th i s i s a c o m p re h e n s i ve p re s e n ta ti o n o f a s p e c ts o f
m e d i c a l m i c ro b i o l o g y o f p a rti c u l a r s i g n i fi c a n c e i n o p h th a l m o l o g y . N e w d i a g n o s ti c
m e th o d s c u rre n tl y i n u s e h a ve b e e n e l a b o ra te d u p o n . P ri m a ri l y i n te n d e d fo r p o s t-
g ra d u a te s tu d e n ts i n o p h th a l m o l o g y , th e b o o k wi l l b e e q u a l l y u s e fu l fo r p ra c ti s i n g
o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts . Available in English only.
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MANUAL FOR IOL TRAINEES a 2 0 0 -p a g e m a n u a l p ro vi d i n g g u i d e l i n e s fo r
p e rfo rm i n g I O L s u rg e ry a n d o th e r s u rg i c a l te c h n i q u e s . T h e m a n u a l a l s o i n c l u d e s
i n fo rm a ti o n o n m i c ro s u rg i c a l i n s tru m e n ts a n d e q u i p m e n t. Available in English
only.
MANUAL FOR OPHTHALMIC NURSES d e s i g n e d p ri m a ri l y fo r o p h th a lm i c n u rs e s ,
th i s m a n u a l c o n ta i n s i n fo rm a ti o n o n a d va n c e d s u rg i c a l te c h n i q u e s , e . g . , I O L i m p l a n -
ta ti o n , p h a c o e m u l s i fi c a ti o n , l a s e r tre a tm e n t. E y e d i s e a s e a n d th e ro l e o f th e n u rs e i s
a l s o i n c l u d e d . Available in Tamil only.
QUALITY CATARACT SURGERY SERIES a s e t o f s e ve n b o o k l e ts , n a m e l y
I n tro d u c ti o n M o d u l e , C l i n i c a l S tra te g i e s , P a ra m e d i c a l C o n tri b u ti o n s , M a n a g e m e n t
P ri n c i p l e s a n d P ra c ti c e s , C o m m u n i ty O u tre a c h I n i ti a ti ve s , F i n a n c i a l S u s ta i n a b i l i ty
a n d A rc h i te c tu ra l D e s i g n . T h i s s e ri e s c o ve rs th e p ri n c i p l e s a n d te c h n i q u e s fo r d e ve l-
o p i n g a h i g h q u a l i ty , l a rg e vo l u m e , s u s ta i n a b l e c a ta ra c t s u rg e ry p ro g ra m m e .
Available in English only.
A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR REFRACTION th i s m a n u a l i s a va l u a b l e g u i d e fo r
o p h th a l m i c a s s i s ta n ts , re fra c ti o n i s ts , o p to m e tri s ts a n d p o s t-g ra d u a te s tu d e n ts i n
o p h th a l m o l o g y . R e ti n o s c o p y , m u s c l e i m b a l a n c e a n d re fra c ti o n , o rth o p ti c a n d d i s -
p e n s i n g a c c e s s o ri e s a re i n c l u d e d . Available in English only.
O P H T H A L M I CI N S T R U M E N T S A N D E Q U I P M E N T : A H A N D B O O KO N C A R E A N D
M A I N T E N A N C E d e s c ri b e s c a re a n d m a i n te n a n c e o f o p h th a l m i c i n s tru m e n ts l i k e
to rc h l i g h t, d i re c t a n d i n d i re c t o p h th a l m o s c o p e s , s tre a k re ti n o s c o p e , s l i t l a m p , k e r-
a to m e te r, o p e ra ti n g m i c ro s c o p e a n d s u rg i c a l i n s tru m e n ts . Available in English
only.
HOUSEKEEPING MANUAL a m a n u a l p ro vi d i n g g u i d e l i n e s fo r h o s p i ta l h o u s e -
k e e p e rs o n wo rk i n g ti m e fra m e s a n d u s e o f re s o u rc e s . Available in Tamil only.
Publi c Awareness Pamphlets: Available in English and Tamil
C A T A R A C T
E Y E L I D C A N C E R
T H Y R O I D E Y E D I S E A S E
V I T R E C T O M Y
S M A L L I N C I S I O N S U T U R E L E S S C A T A R A C T S U R G E R Y WI T H I O L I M P L A N T
L A S I K
A M B L Y O P I A
S T R A B I S M U S S Q U I N T )
P A E D I A T R I C C A T A R A C T
G L A U C O M A
C O R N E A L D O N A T I O N
D I A B E T E S A N D T H E E Y E
R E T I N O P A T H Y O F P R E M A T U R I T Y
E Y E P R O B L E M S I N C H I L D R E N
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e :
L V PRASAD EYE INSTITUTE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : LVPEI
C o n ta c t : S H O B H A M O C H E R L A
P o s i ti o n : A U D I O -V I S U A L P R O D U C E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 9 1 0 4 0 2 3 5 4 8 0 9 8 E x t. 2 0 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 9 1 0 4 0 2 3 5 4 8 2 7 1
E m a i l A d d re s s : m s h o b a @ l vp e i . o rg
We b s i te : www. l vp e i . o rg /a vu . h tm
A d d re s s : C E N T R A L A U D I O -V I S U A L U N I T
L V P R A S A D E Y E I N S T I T U T E
L V P R A S A D M A R G
H Y D E R A B A D 5 0 0 0 3 4
A N D H R A P R A D E S H
I N D I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
BLEPHARITIS AND MEIBOMITIS: THE BURNING ISSUES th i s 2 0 -m i n u te
vi d e o h e l p s th e o p h th a l m o l o g i s t d i a g n o s e a n d m a n a g e b l e p h a ri ti s a n d m e i b o m i a n
g l a n d d y s fu n c ti o n a n d a l s o p ro vi d e s ti p s fo r p a ti e n t e d u c a ti o n . Available in English
only.
CATARACT: DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND AFTERCARE th i s 2 2 -m i n u te
vi d e o fo r p a ti e n ts p re s e n ts th e c a u s e s , s y m p to m s a n d tre a tm e n t o f s e n i l e c a ta ra c t.
B o th E C C E a n d P h a c o e m u l s i fi c a ti o n o p ti o n s o f s u rg e ry a re p re s e n te d .
O p h th a l m o l o g i s ts a d vi s e p a ti e n ts o n a s p e c ts ra n g i n g fro m p re p a ra ti o n fo r th e d a y o f
s u rg e ry to p o s t-o p e ra ti ve e y e c a re . Available in English, Hindi and Telugu.
GONIOSCOPY: LEARN AND TEACH th i s 1 6 -m i n u te a wa rd -wi n n i n g tra i n i n g vi d e o
fo r o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts i l l u s tra te s th e g o n i o s c o p i c fe a tu re s o f c e rta i n ty p e s o f g l a u c o -
m a i n c l u d i n g A x e n fe l d -R e i g e rs S y n d ro m e , P s e u d o e x fo l i a ti o n S y n d ro m e a n d
N e o va s c u l a r G l a u c o m a . T h e ro l e o f i n d e n ta ti o n g o n i o s c o p y i n th e a p p ro p ri a te
d i a g n o s i s o f a n g l e c l o s u re g l a u c o m a i s a l s o h i g h l i g h te d . Available in English only.
REPAIR OF LEAKING BLEBS th i s 1 2 -m i n u te tra i n i n g vi d e o fo r o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts
d e m o n s tra te s th e m i c ro s u rg i c a l te c h n i q u e a s p e rfo rm e d i n th re e c a s e s ) fo r th e
re p a i r o f l e a k i n g b l e b s th a t d o n o t re s p o n d to c o n s e rva ti ve m e a s u re s . Available in
English only.
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RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY SCREENING th i s 2 8 -m i n u te i n s tru c ti o n a l
vi d e o fo r o p h th a l m o l o g i s ts p re s e n ts a m o d e l d e ve l o p e d b y L V P ra s a d E y e I n s ti tu te
fo r th e s c re e n i n g , d i a g n o s i s a n d m a n a g e m e n t o f R e ti n o p a th y o f P re m a tu ri ty .
Available in English only.
BASIC CONCEPTS IN OPERATING ROOM ASEPSIS -th i s 2 1 -m i n u te tra i n i n g
vi d e o i s ta rg e te d a t e y e c a re te c h n i c i a n s , o p h th a l m i c n u rs e s a n d h o u s e k e e p i n g
p e rs o n n e l wh o wo rk i n th e o p e ra ti o n th e a tre . A p p ro p ri a te o p e ra ti n g ro o m a tti re ,
p re -o p e ra ti ve p re p a ra ti o n o f th e p a ti e n t, s u rg i c a l s c ru b te c h n i q u e , p ro c e d u re o f
g o wn i n g a n d g l o vi n g , s u rg i c a l d ra p i n g , re m o va l o f s o i l e d a tti re , c l e a n i n g , d i s i n fe c t-
i n g a n d s te ri l i s i n g s u rg i c a l i n s tru m e n ts a n d m a te ri a l s , d i s p o s i n g o p e ra ti n g ro o m
wa s te , c l e a n i n g a n d m a i n te n a n c e o f th e o p e ra ti n g ro o m e n vi ro n m e n t a re d e m o n -
s tra te d . Available in English only.
SURGICAL SKIN PREPARATION th i s 1 0 -m i n u te vi d e o e x p l a i n s th e p ri n c i p a l
c o n s i d e ra ti o n s fo r p re p a ra ti o n o f th e e y e p ri o r to s u rg i c a l p ro c e d u re s . Available in
English only.
DRAPING OF SURGICAL PATIENT th i s 1 2 -m i n u te tra i n i n g vi d e o fo r o p e ra ti n g
ro o m n u rs e s d e m o n s tra te s th e te c h n i q u e o f i s o l a ti n g th e a re a o f th e s u rg i c a l s i te
u s i n g a p p ro p ri a te d ra p i n g m a te ri a l s a n d th e p ro c e d u re s o f d ra p i n g fo r i n tra o c u l a r
s u rg e ry a n d e x tra o c u l a r s u rg e ry . Available in English only.
HANDLING AND PASSING OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS th i s 1 4 -m i n u te
tra i n i n g vi d e o fo r o p e ra ti n g ro o m n u rs e s i l l u s tra te s th e p ro p e r h a n d l i n g , c a re a n d
u s e o f o p h th a l m i c m i c ro s u rg i c a l i n s tru m e n ts . Available in English only.
HANDLING STERILE SUPPLIES th i s 1 6 -m i n u te tra i n i n g vi d e o fo r o p e ra ti n g
ro o m n u rs e s d e m o n s tra te s th e c re a ti o n o f a s te ri l e fi e l d a n d i l l u s tra te s th e a s e p ti c
te c h n i q u e s a s s o c i a te d wi th th e o p e n i n g o f s te ri l e s u p p l i e s . Available in English
only.
INSTRUMENT CARE DURING DECONTAMINATION AND STERILISATION
th i s 2 3 -m i n u te tra i n i n g vi d e o fo r n u rs e s a n d th e s ta ff o f th e s te ri l i s a ti o n ro o m
re vi e ws th e d e c o n ta m i n a ti o n a n d c o m m o n s te ri l i s a ti o n p ro c e d u re s fo r i n s tru m e n ts .
I t a l s o d e m o n s tra te s th e c l e a n i n g o f s p e c i fi c o p h th a l m i c i n s tru m e n ts . Available in
English only.
LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF OCULAR INFECTIONS a 1 2 -m i n u te vi d e o o n
l a b o ra to ry i n ve s ti g a ti o n s o f o c u l a r i n fe c ti o n to p ro vi d e s p e c i fi c d i a g n o s i s a n d
th e ra p y . Available in English only.
LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF VIRAL OCULAR INFECTIONS a 1 8 -m i n u te
vi d e o o n th e p ro c e d u re s o f s a m p l e c o l l e c ti o n , tra n s p o rta ti o n , p ro c e s s i n g o f s p e c i -
m e n s a n d re p o rti n g fo r th e l a b o ra to ry d i a g n o s i s o f s o m e c o m m o n vi ra l e y e i n fe c -
ti o n s . Available in English only.
PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF NON-VIRAL INFECTIOUS KERATITIS a 1 5 -
m i n u te vi d e o p re s e n ti n g a n o ve rvi e w o f th e a e ti o l o g y , ri s k fa c to rs , c l i n i c a l fe a tu re s ,
d i a g n o s i s a n d tre a tm e n t o f c o rn e a l i n fe c ti o n s . Available in English only.
Note:
L VPEI produces an extensive range of resources of which the above are only a very
small selection. Interested readers are advised to contact the organization for a full
listing of available materials.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : MOTSWEDI INFORMATION CENTRE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : MOTSWEDI
C o n ta c t : H O P E M L O T S H WA
P o s i ti o n : C O O R D I N A T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 2 7 1 2 3 4 6 1 1 7 1
F a c s i m i l e N o : 2 7 1 2 3 4 6 4 6 9 9
E m a i l A d d re s s : h o p e @ s a n c b . o rg . z a
We b s i te : www. s a n c b . o rg . z a
A d d re s s : S O U T H A F R I C A N N A T I O N A L C O U N C I L
F O R T H E B L I N D
P O B O X 1 1 1 4 9
H A T F I E L D
B A I L E Y S M U C K L E N E U K
P R E T O R I A 0 0 1 1
S O U T H A F R I C A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
Publi c Awareness L eaflets:
C A T A R A C T
G L A U C O M A
D I A B E T E S
M A C U L A R D E G E N E R A T I O N
S e l e c te d te a c h i n g m a te ri a l s c a n b e s p e c i fi c a l l y s o u rc e d o n re q u e s t.
INFORMATION/ENQUIRY SERVICE M O T S WE D I m a i n ta i n s a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e
o n p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r a l l th o s e c o n c e rn e d wi th e y e h e a l th i n S o u th A fri c a a n d
n e i g h b o u ri n g c o u n tri e s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : OPHTHALMIC RESOURCE CENTRE FOR EAST
AFRICA
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : ORCEA
C o n ta c t : A L L E N S H E M B I L U
P o s i ti o n : C O O R D I N A T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 2 5 5 2 7 2 7 5 4 8 9 0
F a c s i m i l e N o : 2 5 5 2 7 2 7 5 3 5 9 8
E m a i l A d d re s s : ri s o @ k c m c . a c . tz
We b s i te : www. k c m c . a c . tz /k c c o
A d d re s s : O R C E A
K I L I M A N J A R O C E N T R E F O R C O M M U N I T Y
O P H T H A L M O L O G Y
P O B O X 2 2 5 4
M O S H I
T A N Z A N I A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH JOURNAL d i s tri b u te d fre e , o n re q u e s t, th ro u g h o u t
T a n z a n i a . Available in English only.
PREVENTING TRACHOMA: THE SAFE STRATEGY a g u i d e to e n vi ro n m e n ta l
s a n i ta ti o n a n d i m p ro ve d h y g i e n e . Available in English and French (bilingual publi -
cation).
GUIDELINES FOR THE RAPID ASSESSMENT OF BLINDING TRACHOMA
th i s b o o k l e t i n tro d u c e s th e c o n c e p t a n d m e th o d o l o g y o f ra p i d a s s e s s m e n t fo r th o s e
s e e k i n g to c o n tro l a n d e l i m i n a te tra c h o m a re l a te d p ro b l e m s th ro u g h c o s t-e ffe c ti ve
i n te rve n ti o n s . Available in English only.
TRICHIASIS SURGERY FOR TRACHOMA: THE BILAMELLAR TARSAL ROTA-
TION PROCEDURE a n i l l u s tra te d b o o k l e t c o ve ri n g i d e n ti fi c a ti o n o f p a ti e n ts fo r
s u rg e ry , th e s u rg i c a l p ro c e d u re a n d th e m a n a g e m e n t o f c o m p l i c a ti o n s . Available in
English.
PRIMARY HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT OF TRACHOMA a tra i n i n g m a n u a l
a n d s l i d e s e t c o ve ri n g s i m p l i fi e d a s s e s s m e n t a n d g ra d i n g o f tra c h o m a . Available in
English only.
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ACHIEVING COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR TRACHOMA CONTROL a tra i n i n g
m a n u a l fo r d i s tri c t h e a l th wo rk e rs fo c u s i n g o n c o m m u n i ty a c ti vi ti e s . Available in
English only.
TRACHOMA GRADING CARD a l a m i n a te d d o u b l e -s i d e d c a rd wi th c o l o u r i l l u s tra -
ti o n s o f th e c l i n i c a l fe a tu re s o f tra c h o m a Available in English only.
LOCAL SMALL-SCALE PREPARATION OF EYE DROPS: UPDATE 2002 th i s
b o o k l e t p ro vi d e s g u i d e l i n e s fo r th e l o c a l m a n u fa c tu re o f e y e d ro p s . Available in English
only.
EYE CARE IN DEVELOPING NATIONS a te x tb o o k s u i ta b l e fo r m e d i c a l a s s i s ta n ts ,
c l i n i c a l o ffi c e rs , n u rs e s a n d g e n e ra l p h y s i c i a n s wh o wo rk i n o p h th a l m i c s e tti n g s i n
d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s . Available in English only.
COLLABORATION WITH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL HEALERS FOR THE PREVEN-
TION OF BLINDNESS a te x t fo r e y e c a re p ro vi d e rs o n s tra te g i e s fo r wo rk i n g wi th
tra d i ti o n a l h e a l e rs i n th e p re ve n ti o n a n d tre a tm e n t o f e y e d i s e a s e . Available in English
only.
Publi c Awareness Brochures:
C A T A R A C T Available in English, Kiswahili and Kimasai.
T R I C H I A S I S Available in English, Kiswahili and Kimasai.
C H I L D H O O D C A T A R A C T Available in English and Kiswahili.
G L A U C O M A Available in English and Kiswahili.
INFORMATION/ENQUIRY SERVICE. O R C E A m a i n ta i n s a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e o n
p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r th o s e c o n c e rn e d wi th e y e h e a l th i n th e E a s te rn A fri c a
R e g i o n . T ra c h o m a a n d g e n d e r i s s u e s i n p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s a re two o f th e C e n tre s
s p e c i a l i n te re s ts a n d u p d a te s o n th e s e to p i c s a n d L o w V i s i o n c a n b e p ro vi d e d o n
re q u e s t.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : PROJECT ORBIS INTERNATIONAL
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : ORBIS
C o n ta c t : D E E P A L I C H A R L E S
P o s i ti o n : T E C H N I C A L T E A M C O O R D I N A T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 1 -6 4 6 -6 7 4 -5 5 6 7
F a c s i m i l e N o : 1 -6 4 6 -6 7 4 -5 5 9 8
E m a i l A d d re s s : d c h a rl e s @ n y . o rb i s . o rg
We b s i te : www. o rb i s . o rg
A d d re s s : O R B I S I N T E R N A T I O N A L
5 2 0 8
th
A V E N U E
1 1 th F L O O R
N E W Y O R K
N Y 1 0 0 1 8
U S A
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
PARTICIPATORY APPROACHES FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER TRAIN-
ING IN PRIMARY EYE CARE th i s 2 0 2 -p a g e m a n u a l a d a p ts i n n o va ti ve p a rti c i p a -
to ry m e th o d s a n d to o l s fo r p ri m a ry e y e -c a re tra i n i n g , a n d p ro vi d e s a fra m e wo rk a n d
c h e c k l i s t s f o r o r g a n i z i n g p a r t i c i p a t o r y w o r k s h o p s . T h e t r a i n i n g s u p p o r t s c o m m u n i t y
h e a l th wo rk e rs i n th e i r ro l e to p ro m o te e y e h e a l th th ro u g h ra i s i n g a wa re n e s s ;
e d u c a ti n g th e c o m m u n i ty a b o u t p re ve n ti o n a n d tre a tm e n t o f s i m p l e e y e p ro b l e m s ;
p ro vi s i o n o f tre a tm e n t fo r s i m p l e e y e p ro b l e m s ; a n d re fe rra l s y s te m s fo r m o re
c o m p l e x c o n d i ti o n s ; a n d fo r p ro vi d i n g fo l l o w-u p s u p p o rt a n d c a re .
CREATING CHANGE th i s wo rk s h o p re p o rt/m a n u a l a d a p ts p a rti c i p a to ry
a p p ro a c h e s to n u rs e tra i n i n g a n d e d u c a ti o n . T h e tra i n i n g wa s d e ve l o p e d a n d te s te d
o ve r th re e m o n th s u s i n g m e th o d s a d a p te d fro m p a rti c i p a to ry a p p ro a c h e s i n o th e r
s e c to rs . I t s e e k s to e m p o we r l o c a l o p h th a l m i c n u rs e s n o t o n l y to l e a rn n e w s k i l l s
b u t a l s o to c re a te c h a n g e i n th e i r l o c a l e n vi ro n m e n t a n d wo rk i n g c o n d i ti o n s .
EYE CARE CAPACITY ASSESSMENT th i s s tu d y a s s e s s e s th e e y e -c a re s i tu a ti o n
a n d c a p a c i ty fo r e y e c a re s e rvi c e s d e l i ve ry i n K h u l n a D i s tri c t, B a n g l a d e s h . I t
p ro vi d e s a m e th o d o l o g y fo r i n fo rm a ti o n c o l l e c ti o n fo r c a p a c i ty a s s e s s m e n t th a t m a y
b e u s e fu l to o th e r e y e -c a re o rg a n i z a ti o n s , wi th te s te d to o l s fo r i n s ti tu ti o n a l a s s e s s -
m e n t o f e y e -c a re i n s ti tu ti o n s u s e fu l fo r p l a n n i n g a t p o l i c y a n d a c ti o n l e ve l s .
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RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY STUDY th i s te c h n i c a l p a p e r re p o rts th e
re s u l ts o f a re tro s p e c ti ve s tu d y o f R O P a t th e N a ti o n a l I n s ti tu te o f P a e d i a tri c C a re ,
V i e tn a m . T h e s tu d y i s p a rt o f th e fi rs t d i a g n o s i s , p re ve n ti o n a n d tre a tm e n t p ro j e c t
fo r R O P i n V i e tn a m .
MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLANNING th i s m a n u a l i s to h e l p s ta ff a t
O R B I S a n d o th e r d e c i s i o n m a k e rs d e ve l o p a n d /o r i m p ro ve th e m o n i to ri n g a n d e va l u -
a ti o n p l a n s fo r b l i n d n e s s p re ve n ti o n p ro g ra m m e s /p ro j e c ts .
Note:
ORBI S also has an extensive video collection, covering a wide range of ophthalmic
surgical treatments and several titles related to nurse training and primary eye care
worker training. Videos are primarily in English, but several are in Spanish and
French. Readers are advised to contact the organisation for a detailed list.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e :
RAJA MUMTAZ REGIONAL LEARNING
RESOURCE CENTRE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : RLRC
C o n ta c t : N A Y Y A R Y A S M I N
P o s i ti o n : R E S O U R C E C E N T R E A S S I S T A N T
T e l e p h o n e N o : 9 2 9 1 9 2 1 7 3 7 7
F a c s i m i l e N o : 9 2 9 1 9 2 1 7 4 3 1
E -m a i l a d d re s s : rl rc @ p e s . c o m s a ts . n e t. p k
rl rc @ p i c o . o rg . p k
We b s i te : N o we b s i te
A d d re s s : P A K I S T A N I N S T I T U T E O F
C O M M U N I T Y O P H T H A L M O L O G Y
H A Y A T A B A D M E D I C A L C O M P L E X
H A Y A T A B A D
P E S H A WA R
N WF P
P A K I S T A N
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Urdu only)
VITAMIN-A DEFICIENCY a b ro c h u re o n th e s y s te m i c a n d e y e c o m p l i c a ti o n s o f
V i ta m i n A D e fi c i e n c y .
PRIMARY EYE CARE a m a n u a l , a b o u t P E C i n th e c o n te x t o f P ri m a ry H e a l th C a re ,
fo r L e ve l O n e h e a l th c a re p e rs o n n e l , p a rti c u l a rl y ta rg e ti n g th e L a d y H e a l th Wo rk e rs .
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C A T A R A C T
G L A U C O M A
T R A C H O M A
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INFORMATION/ENQUIRY SERVICE. R L R C m a i n ta i n s a n i n fo rm a ti o n s e rvi c e o n
p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s fo r a l l th o s e c o n c e rn e d wi th e y e h e a l th i n P a k i s ta n a n d n e i g h -
b o u ri n g c o u n tri e s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : SENSE THE NATIONAL DEAF/BLIND
AND RUBELLA ASSOCIATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : SENSE
C o n ta c t : T H E I N F O R M A T I O N O F F I C E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 4 2 0 7 2 7 2 7 7 7 4
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 4 2 0 7 2 7 2 6 0 1 2
E m a i l A d d re s s : e n q u i ri e s @ s e n s e . o rg . u k
We b s i te : www. s e n s e . o rg . u k
A d d re s s : S E N S E
C O M M U N I C A T I O N S D E P A R T M E N T
1 1 1 3 C L I F T O N T E R R A C E
F I N S B U R Y P A R K
L O N D O N
N 4 3 S R , U K
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
TALKING SENSE a q u a rte rl y m a g a z i n e wh i c h i s e s s e n ti a l re a d i n g fo r th o s e c o n -
c e rn e d wi th d e a f b l i n d n e s s .
DBI REVIEW n e ws l e tte r p ro d u c e d twi c e a y e a r a n d a va i l a b l e o n l y to m e m b e rs o f
D e a fb l i n d I n te rn a ti o n a l .
Note:
SENSE produces an extensive range of resources of which the above are only a very
small selection. Interested readers are advised to contact the organization for a full
listing of available materials.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : SERVIO DE OFTALMOLOGIA SANITRIA
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d :
C o n ta c t : N O R M A H E L E N M E D I N A
P o s i ti o n : D I R E C T O R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 5 5 1 1 8 5 3 3 0 8 5 5 9 6 2 /3 0 6 6 8 1 5 3
F a c s i m i l e N o : 5 5 1 1 8 5 3 3 0 8 5 5 9 6 2
E m a i l A d d re s s e s : n h m 2 @ i g . c o m . b r
d vo fta l @ s a u d e . s p . g o v. b r
We b s i te : www. c ve . s a u d e . s p . g o v. b r
A d d re s s : S E R V I C O D E O F T A L M O L O G I A S A N I T R I A
A V E N I D A D R . A R N A L D O , 3 5 1 6 A N D A R
C E R Q U E I R A C E S A R
S A O P A U L O
S P C E P 0 1 2 4 6 9 0 2
B R A Z I L
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Portuguese only)
MANUAL DE CONTROLE DO TRACOMA a m a n u a l fo r p ri m a ry a n d s e c o n d a ry
l e ve l .
TREINAMENTO BSICO DE VIGILNCIA EPIDEMIOLGICA (TBVE)
MDULO ESPECFICO DOENAS OCULARES/TRACOMA a m a n u a l fo r p ri -
m a ry a n d s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
FOLHETO INFORMATIVO PROTEJA SEUS OLHOS a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry
l e ve l .
CARTO DE GRADAO DE TRACOMA OMS a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry a n d
s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
FOLHETO INFORMATIVO TRACOMA a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
FOLHETO INFORMATIVO CONJUNTIVITE a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
INTRUO PARA APLICAO DO COLRIO DE NITRATO DE PRATA
MTODO DE CRED a m a n u a l fo r s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
OFTALMOLOGIA SANITRIA ESCOLAR SRIE MANUAL PARA O PROFES-
SOR ASPECTOS EDUCATIVOS a b o o k fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
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PREVENO DA CEGUEIRA EM HANSENASE a b o o k l e t fo r p ri m a ry a n d
s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
PRESSO OCULAR EM USURIOS DO METR a re p o rt fo r te rti a ry l e ve l .
PREVENO OCULAR NA HANSENASE TESTES a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
PREVENO OCULAR NA HANSENASE TCNICAS SIMPLES a h a n d o u t fo r
p ri m a ry l e ve l .
ANAIS III SIMPSIO SOBRE PROBLEMTICA DA CEGUEIRA a re p o rt fo r s e c -
o n d a ry l e ve l .
PROGRAMA DE ASSISTNCIA OFTALMOLGIA AOS ALUNOS AO MOBRAL
a re p o rt fo r p ri m a ry a n d s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
GUIA DE PREVENO OCULAR EM HANSENASE a m a n u a l fo r p ri m a ry a n d
s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
ATENO PRIMRIA OCULAR AES BSICAS OMS a h a n d o u t fo r p ri m a ry
l e ve l .
MANUAL DE SADE OCULAR EM NVEL DE ATENO PRIMRIA a m a n u a l
fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
INFORMAES BSICAS SOBRE SADE OCULAR a m a n u a l fo r p ri m a ry l e ve l .
MANUAL DE CONDUTA PARA COMPLICAES OCULARES EM HANSENASE
a m a n u a l fo r te rti a ry l e ve l .
PROCEDIMENTOS PARA O CONTROLE DO TRACOMA EM NVEL DE
ATENO PRIMRIA DA SADE a m a n u a l fo r s e c o n d a ry l e ve l .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : SIGHT SAVERS INTERNATIONAL
(ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY FOR THE
BLIND)
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : SSI
C o n ta c t : A N N I E WA T S O N
P o s i ti o n : P U B L I C R E L A T I O N S O F F I C E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 5 6
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 1 5 8 6 6
E m a i l A d d re s s : a wa ts o n @ s i g h ts a ve rs i n t. o rg . u k
We b s i te : www. s i g h ts a ve rs . o rg
A d d re s s : S I G H T S A V E R S I N T E R N A T I O N A L
G R O S V E N O R H A L L
B O L N O R E R O A D
H A Y WA R D S H E A T H
WE S T S U S S E X
R H 1 6 4 B X
U K
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
TRY TO SEE IT MY WAY a p a c k c o n ta i n i n g a te a c h e r s b o o k , a n a u d i o c a s s e tte
a n d two A 2 p o s te rs . T h e s e re s o u rc e s e x p l o re vi s u a l i m p a i rm e n t i n a g l o b a l c o n te x t
a n d a re d e s i g n e d fo r u s e wi th c h i l d re n a g e d 7 -1 1 y e a rs o l d .
SIGHT SAVERS NEWS a n e ws l e tte r, i s s u e d th re e ti m e s a y e a r to p ro vi d e u p d a te s
o n S S I s a c ti vi ti e s , i l l u s tra te d wi th s i g h t-re s to ri n g c a s e s tu d i e s .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : TASK FORCE SIGHT AND LIFE
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : TFSL
C o n ta c t: D R M A R T I N F R I G G
P o s i ti o n : S E C R E T A R Y
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 1 6 1 6 8 8 7 4 9 4
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 1 6 1 6 8 8 1 9 1 0
E m a i l A d d re s s e s : s i g h t. l i fe @ d s m . c o m
We b s i te : www. s i g h ta n d l i fe . o rg
A d d re s s : D S M N U T R I T I O N A L P R O D U C T S
T A S K F O R C E S I G H T A N D L I F E
P O B O X 2 1 1 6
C H 4 0 0 2 B A S E L
S WI T Z E R L A N D
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY DISORDERS (VADD) th i s m a n u a l , wi th a c c o m p a n y -
i n g s l i d e s e t, a i m s to p re s e n t th e s u b j e c t i n l e c tu re a n d p i c to ri a l fo rm a t fo r th o s e
p ri m a ri l y i n vo l ve d i n th e vi ta m i n A fro n t l i n e i n d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s . Available in
English, French, Chinese and Spanish.
THE SIGHT AND LIFE GUIDEBOOK ON VITAMIN A IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
a 4 0 -p a g e g u i d e b o o k , d e s i g n e d fo r h e a l th wo rk e rs a n d o th e rs , wh i c h p ro vi d e s th e
b a s i c fa c ts a n d m o s t re c e n t a d va n c e s i n th e fi e l d o f V i ta m i n A . I n s tru c tu re , i t fo l-
l o ws c l o s e l y th e a b o ve m a n u a l b u t h a s l e s s e m p h a s i s o n d e ta i l . Available in
English, French and Spanish .
SIGHT AND LIFE CD ROM c o n ta i n s m o s t o f th e i n fo rm a ti o n o n th e T F S L
we b s i te a n d m a n y m a te ri a l s o n V i ta m i n A D e fi c i e n c y .
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : TEACHING AIDS AT LOW COST
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : TALC
C o n ta c t : C A R O L I N E M A R V E N
P o s i ti o n : O P E R A T I O N S M A N A G E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 4 1 7 2 7 8 5 3 8 6 9
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 4 1 7 2 7 8 4 6 8 5 2
E m a i l A d d re s s : i n fo @ ta l c u k . o rg
We b s i te : www. ta l c u k . o rg
A d d re s s : T A L C
P . O . B O X 4 9
S T A L B A N S
H E R T F O R D S H I R E
A L 1 5 T X
U K
MATERIALS AVAILABLE (i n Engli sh only)
XEROPHTHALMIA s l i d e s wi th a c c o m p a n y i n g te x t o n th e a s s e s s m e n t a n d tre a t-
m e n t o f th e c o m p l i c a ti o n s o f vi ta m i n A d e fi c i e n c y . S u i ta b l e fo r n u rs e s a n d h e a l th
wo rk e rs .
PRIMARY EYE CARE s l i d e s wi th a c c o m p a n y i n g te x t o n th e re c o g n i ti o n a n d tre a t-
m e n t o f c o m m o n e y e d i s o rd e rs . S u i ta b l e fo r d o c to rs , n u rs e s a n d p ri m a ry h e a l th c a re
wo rk e rs .
HOW TO GROW A BALANCED DIET a h a n d b o o k fo r c o m m u n i ty wo rk e rs g i vi n g
a d vi c e o n c ro p g ro wi n g fo r c o m b a ti n g m a l n u tri ti o n , i n c l u d i n g vi ta m i n A d e fi c i e n c y .
ABC OF EYES i l l u s tra te d b a s i c te x tb o o k o n e y e d i s e a s e s a n d th e i r m a n a g e m e n t.
S u i ta b l e fo r n u rs e s a n d p a ra m e d i c a l s ta ff.
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O rg a n i z a ti o n ti tl e : WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
A b b re vi a ti o n c o m m o n l y u s e d : WHO
C o n ta c t : S A N D R A E E D G A R
P o s i ti o n : C U S T O M E R R E L A T I O N S O F F I C E R
T e l e p h o n e N o : 4 1 2 2 7 9 1 2 4 7 4
F a c s i m i l e N o : 4 1 2 2 7 9 1 4 8 5 7
E m a i l A d d re s s : b o o k o rd e rs @ wh o . i n t
We b s i te : www. b o o k o rd e rs . wh o . i n t
A d d re s s : WH O
M A R K E T I N G A N D D I S S E M I N A T I O N
A V E N U E A P P I A
1 2 1 1 G E N E V A 2 7
S WI T Z E R L A N D
MATERIALS AVAILABLE
MANAGEMENT OF CATARACT IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES a 4 0 -
p a g e b o o k l e t p re s e n ti n g th e fra m e wo rk fo r c a s e -fi n d i n g , d i a g n o s i s , re fe rra l a n d fo l -
l o w-u p , wh i c h i n d i c a te s th e u s e o f th e p ri m a ry h e a l th c a re s y s te m a s a s u c c e s s fu l
s tra te g y fo r re d u c i n g th e c a ta ra c t b a c k l o g . Available in English, French and
Spanish.
PREVENTION OF CHILDHOOD BLINDNESS a 5 1 -p a g e b o o k l e t d e s c ri b i n g th e
a c ti o n s th a t c a n b e ta k e n to p re ve n t o r tre a t e a c h o f th e m a i n c a u s e s o f c h i l d h o o d
b l i n d n e s s . Available in Spanish only.
THE PROVISION OF SPECTACLES AT LOW COST a 3 0 -p a g e b o o k l e t p re s e n t -
i n g a rg u m e n ts , i d e a s a n d te c h n i c a l a d vi c e th a t c a n h e l p d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s fi n d
wa y s to p ro vi d e s p e c ta c l e s a t l o w c o s t. Available in French and Spanish.
STRATEGIES FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS IN NATIONAL PROG-
RAMMES a 1 1 1 -p a g e b o o k l e t a d d re s s e d to d e ve l o p i n g c o u n tri e s a s a c o m p re h e n -
s i ve g u i d e fo r th e p re ve n ti o n o f b l i n d n e s s , wi th e m p h a s i s o n s i m p l e a c ti vi ti e s e a s i l y
c a rri e d o u t a t th e p ri m a ry h e a l th c a re l e ve l . Available in English, French and
Spanish.
THE CHILD, MEASLES AND THE EYE a s e t o f 2 0 s l i d e s a n d a 4 2 -p a g e m a n u a l
fo c u s i n g o n th e l i n k s b e twe e n c h i l d h o o d m e a s l e s a n d d a m a g e to th e e y e . Available
in English and French (bilingual publication).
VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES a 7 8 p a g e p ra c ti c a l g u i d e
o n th e d e te c ti o n , tre a tm e n t a n d p re ve n ti o n o f vi ta m i n A d e fi c i e n c y . Available in
English, French and Spanish .
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VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTS a 3 4 -p a g e g u i d e fo r th e d i s tri b u ti o n o f h i g h d o s e
vi ta m i n A s u p p l e m e n ts a s a n e m e rg e n c y m e a s u re . A d d re s s e d to h e a l th a d m i n i s tra -
to rs a n d p ro g ra m m e m a n a g e rs . Available in English, French and Spanish.
INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY AND THEIR APPLI-
CATION IN MONITORING AND EVALUATING INTERVENTION PROGRAMMES
a 6 6 -p a g e d o c u m e n t e l a b o ra ti n g b a s i c p ri n c i p l e s fo r th e u s e o f 2 4 s p e c i fi c b i o l o g i -
c a l a n d e c o l o g i c a l i n d i c a to rs i n th e s u rve i l l a n c e o f vi ta m i n A d e fi c i e n c y . A d d re s s e d
to m a n a g e rs o f n a ti o n a l p ro g ra m m e s fo r th e p re ve n ti o n a n d c o n tro l o f m i c ro -
n u tri e n t m a l n u tri ti o n . Available in English only.
GLOBAL PREVALENCE OF VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY a 1 1 6 -p a g e re p o rt o n th e
g l o b a l d i s tri b u ti o n o f vi ta m i n A d e fi c i e n c y , i n c l u d i n g th e l a te s t e s ti m a te s o f p re va -
l e n c e fo r e a c h c o u n try wh e re th i s d e fi c i e n c y i s k n o wn o r s u s p e c te d to o c c u r.
Available in English only.
ONCHOCERCIASIS AND ITS CONTROL a 1 0 3 -p a g e c o m p re h e n s i ve re vi e w o f
re c e n t a d va n c e s i n k n o wl e d g e a b o u t o n c h o c e rc i a s i s a n d th e m e th o d s fo r i ts c o n tro l .
Available in English, French and Spanish .
CONJUNCTIVITIS OF THE NEWBORN a n i l l u s tra te d 3 5 -p a g e p ra c ti c a l h a n d b o o k
c o ve ri n g th e p re ve n ti o n a n d tre a tm e n t o f n e o n a ta l c o n j u n c ti vi ti s , p ri m a ri l y a s
c a u s e d b y g o n o c o c c a l o r c h l a m y d i a l i n fe c ti o n s . Available in French and Spanish.
ACHIEVING COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR TRACHOMA CONTROL a 4 9 -p a g e
i l l u s tra te d m a n u a l d e s i g n e d to h e l p d i s tri c t h e a l th wo rk e rs e n c o u ra g e c o m m u n i ty
a c ti o n to c o n tro l tra c h o m a . S i m p l y wri tte n , i t fo c u s e s o n th e S A F E s tra te g y .
Available in English only.
PRIMARY HEALTH CARE LEVEL MANAGEMENT OF TRACHOMA a 5 2 -p a g e
m a n u a l a n d 3 0 c o l o u r s l i d e s fo r u s e i n tra i n i n g h e a l th wo rk e rs h o w to p e rfo rm a
s i m p l i fi e d e p i d e m i o l o g i c a l a s s e s s m e n t o f tra c h o m a . Available in English only.
TRICHIASIS SURGERY FOR TRACHOMA a 4 4 -p a g e i l l u s tra te d m a n u a l fo r u s e i n
tra i n i n g e y e s u rg e o n s , p h y s i c i a n s , s u rg i c a l n u rs e s a n d o th e r h e a l th wo rk e rs to s u c -
c e s s fu l l y p e rfo rm c o rre c ti ve s u rg e ry . Available in English only.
TRACHOMA GRADING CARD a d o u b l e -s i d e d , i l l u s tra te d c a rd e x p l a i n i n g a
s i m p l i fi e d g ra d i n g s y s te m fo r re c o g n i s i n g tra c h o m a . Available in English only.
A MANUAL FOR RAPID EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MAPPING OF ONCHOCERCIASIS
a 3 4 -p a g e m a n u a l a n d 1 3 -p a g e s u p p l e m e n t p re s e n ti n g a s i m p l e a n d i n e x p e n s i ve
te c h n i q u e fo r i d e n ti fy i n g a n d m a p p i n g o u t c o m m u n i ti e s a t h i g h ri s k o f o n c h o c e rc i a -
s i s . Available in English only.
SUCCESS IN AFRICA: THE ONCHOCERCIAIS CONTROL PROGRAMME IN
WEST AFRICA a 7 8 -p a g e b o o k . Available in English and French.
Note:
W.H.O produces an extensive range of resources of which the above are only a very
small selection.
Interested readers are advised to contact the organisation for a full listing of avail -
able materials.
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