Courses for Primary Care Practitioners

Course in Ophthalmology for Primary Care Practitioners

This month-long training course for Primary Care Practitioners from Sylhet, sponsored by Sightsavers, started in May, 22013. The aim of this course is to improve access to basic eye care in the rural areas of Bangladesh.



Basic Eye Care and Refraction Training Programme

This training course is established at Islamia Eye Hospital and sponsored by Sightsavers to offer training for doctors from rural areas. The aim is to improve access to basic eye care in rural areas of Bangladesh. This was a month-long course and ended on 27 December, 2012.


Medical Officers who attended the course (on the left), with (from right left) a representative from Sightsavers, Dr. Steven Roy, Professor Sarwar Alam, and Ms. Sausan Ullah from Islamia Hospital at the certificate-giving ceremony of the "Basic Eye Care and Refraction Training Programme".