Interntional Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) is a research and education group based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). We work to improve eye health and eliminate avoidable visual impairment and blindness, with a focus on low-income populations. Our eye health research provides valuable information and evidence in support of the VISION 2020 initiative to eliminate global avoidable blindness.
Key Areas Of Intervention & Support For Vision 2020 Activities
Other Areas Of Work
1. Education Masters in Public Health for Eye Care Short courses in London and overseas Journal of Community Eye Health x 3-4 issues annually VISION2020 Links Programme eLearning materials being developed External examiners 2. Research Focus: major blinding eye diseases in low and middle income countries Methods: epidemiology; health systems research; innovative technology; operational research; evaluation of complex interventions; impact assessments; health economics; systematic literature reviews; basic science Reviewing: grant proposals and peer reviewed literature 3. Technical advice To international non-government organizations and a range of other organizations involved in eye health globally *Support to our international Alumni *Technical and managerial support to the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust's programme for avoidable blindness in the UK, India and elsewhere
Sub Regions Involved In And Countries Supported
SUB-REGIONS COUNTRIES TYPE OF INVOLVEMENT/SUPPORT FUNDING  USD (2014)
WEST AFRICA      
       
       
CENTRAL AFRICA Cameroon Onchocerciasis Control  
       
EASTERN AFRICA      
       
       
SOUTHERN AFRICA      
       
       
SUB-REGIONS COUNTRIES TYPE OF INVOLVEMENT/SUPPORT FUNDING  USD (2013)
WEST AFRICA      
       
       
CENTRAL AFRICA Cameroon Onchocerciasis Control  
       
EASTERN AFRICA      
       
       
SOUTHERN AFRICA      
       
       
SUB-REGIONS COUNTRIES TYPE OF INVOLVEMENT/SUPPORT FUNDING  USD (2012)
WEST AFRICA      
       
       
CENTRAL AFRICA Cameroon Onchocerciasis Control $20 000
       
EASTERN AFRICA      
       
       
SOUTHERN AFRICA      
       
       
Sub-RegionsCountriesType of Involvement/Support Funding USD - 2010  Funding USD  - 2011
West AfricaGhanaSustainability planningMinimal 2010Minimal 2011
     
Central AfricaCameroonOnchocerciasis control30 00030 000
     
Eastern AfricaTanzaniaSustainability planningMinimal 2010Minimal 2011
     
Southern AfricaMalawiSustainability planning, childhood blindness 106 000

Sub-RegionsCountriesType of Involvement/Support Funding USD - 2010  Funding USD  - 2011
West AfricaGhanaSustainability planningMinimal 2010Minimal 2011
     
Central AfricaCameroonOnchocerciasis control30 00030 000
     
Eastern AfricaTanzaniaSustainability planningMinimal 2010Minimal 2011
     
Southern AfricaMalawiSustainability planning, childhood blindness 106 000

No funding information has been entered for the year 2009


No funding information has been entered for the year 2008


Contact Details
Africa Office

10801 Connecticut Avenue
Kensington,
20895
Maryland, United States
Victoria M Sheffield
vsheffield@iefusa.org