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Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology
Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

MEACO [Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology]
MEACO is one of the four supranational organizations, recognized globally, representing the national and sub regional ophthalmological societies in Africa and the Middle East including Turkey and Iran.

IAPB [International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness]
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organisation to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities. Its first major achievement was to promote the establishment of a WHO programme for prevention of blindness, with which it has remained strongly linked, and which is now embodied in the global initiative, VISION 2020: The Right to Sight.

ICO [International Council of Ophthalmology]
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world.

AAO [American Academy of Ophthalmology]
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members.

ONE Network [Ophthalmic News and Education Network]
The Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network is a combined effort of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and leading ophthalmic subspecialty societies to provide a single online source of peer-reviewed, high-quality ophthalmic news and education for ophthalmologists around the world. Established in 2007, the ONE Network is designed to help practicing ophthalmologists keep up with current developments, maintain best practices and engage in lifelong learning. Access to the ONE Network is a valuable and free Academy member benefit.

Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services [Free Online Course] A free online course developed by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), a world leader in research and postgraduate education in public and global health. The course is intended for all health care providers, health managers, NGO staff with an interest, and some experience of, eye care health services among others. It lasts for 6 weeks and covers topics which include: Epidemiological data on the causes and prevalence of blindness and visual impairment, Key public health strategies for cataract and refractive error, Health systems strengthening and The principles of monitoring and evaluation among others.