London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Public Health for Eye Care

InstitutionLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Web https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study
Email study@lshtm.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme provides ophthalmic professionals with the knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their populations by developing an evidence-based public health approach for the control and management of blinding eye diseases. It will enable you to contribute effectively at a local, national and international level in research, training and service delivery.

The programme will enable you to:
• describe the basic epidemiology of the major blinding eye diseases
• design and interpret studies to assess public health eye care needs
• critically appraise and select appropriate public health intervention for the major blinding eye diseases
• design a comprehensive eye care programme for appropriate preventive and therapeutic measures for a community
• develop the skills necessary for resource mobilisation, management and evaluation of local comprehensive eye care programmes and integration in health systems

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
 

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. This year, LSHTM celebrates 120 years of health innovation.

LSHTM is highly ranked in various university league tables:

  • #1 in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019
  • #4 in the world for public health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking ...

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