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RCOphth/COECSA Training the Trainers paper wins THET Prize

8 November 2016

Over 40 paper presentations described a wide variety of health-related projects from around the developing world at the The Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) Conference 2016, with the RCOphth/ COECSA Training the Trainers paper commended as the winning presentation.

The event was a national conference focusing on “Evidence, Effectiveness and Impact” in Partnerships for Global Health. The Conference took place in London from 20 – 21 October 2016.

The plenary session included stimulating presentations from a Director of WHO, The Minister of State for International Development, Rory Stewart MP and the Ugandan State Minister for Health.

An abstract of the winning presentation on the RCOphth/ COESCA Training the Trainers project is available here:

“Rolling out Training the Trainers in Ophthalmology across East, Central and Southern Africa”
Melanie Corbett, Ciku Mathenge, Marcia Zondervan, Nick Astbury