New Products on the List
The List now has some new additions—an interesting set of products and suppliers for LMIC markets.
These are popular and well-known suppliers with a global network of distributors and after-sales service.
Clearly Vision Prizes to End Poor Vision Awarded
On World Sight Day, Vula Mobile, a healthcare app, has won a global hunt for the best innovations to help the whole world see.
The inaugural Clearly Vision Prize is a competition to accelerate ventures tackling poor vision.
Multimedia Learning For Health Workers Worldwide – Africa
Our ‘electronic textbook’ of Ophthalmology is now available on the internet and as a low-cost DVD.
The resource is targeted at mid-level eye health professionals and contains over 7½ hours of content in seven modules
Comments and Community via Disqus
The IAPB Standard List website incorporates “Disqus” to manage comments and build a community.
Disqus has all the features you would expect to find in a modern commenting system. It allows for real-time discussions, with upvotes/downvotes, threaded replies
World Diabetes Day: a few links
Image: Screening for DR by Terry Cooper 14 November is World Diabetes Day. This posts pulls together some resources to… Read more
Essential List – Cataract Surgery
The updated IAPB Essential Equipment list for Cataract Surgery is now available for download (Sep 2016). The list offers equipment… Read more
Assessing functioning visual field with the Henson 9000
Dr. Helen Roberts of Kwale Eye Care Centre in Kenya cites the example of a patient to demonstrate the usefulness of the Henson 9000
A new day, a new site
By Phil Hoare I am delighted to welcome you to a new iteration of the IAPB Standard List. In the… Read more
Head Start – Surgical Mannequins
‘Head Start’ provides surgical mannequins (soon available on the Standard List) that are a boon to those beginning live training.
Before Head Start, people had to practice their technique on oranges and gloves! Plus, Peter Ackland gets to try his hands at trichiasis surgery.
Vula Mobile–Opening Eyes to Mobile Health
First published on the IAPB Standard List site in May 2015, we are delighted to hear that the Vula app… Read more