Manual: Primary Eye Care Training

The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance in the design, implementation and evaluation of a course that aims to build and strengthen the capacity of health personnel to manage eye patients at primary-level health facilities in the African Region.  The course falls within the remit of continuous professional development in its broadest sense.   Its content focuses on simple evidence-based practice that can be easily carried out in primary-level health facilities all over Africa.

This manual is intended for use by course directors and facilitators.   Its intended audience includes all persons who wish to commission, support or offer a course serving the above aims, including pre-service training.  This manual sets out the requisite steps for the preparation and organization of such a course.

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© World Health Organization 2018 | Brazzaville: World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa; 2018. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO

July 6, 2018

Last Updated: October 31, 2022

2 thoughts on “Manual: Primary Eye Care Training”

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