25th ISGEO Congress

  • Event Schedule Sep, 2018
  • Venue Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad, India
  • Location Hyderabad India
  • Theme Universal Eye Care

Presentation

25th ISGEO Congress - Universal Eye Care - Elizabeth Cass lecture given by Professor Clare Gilbert

EVENT SCHEDULE

Start ( 9th Sep, 2018 )
08:00 am
Registration

Registration

09:00 am
Welcome
by Parikshit, ISGEO Secretary

Welcome

09:15 am
Introduction

Introductions

09:30 am
Inaugural Lecture
by Inaugural Lecture

Inaugural Lecture

10:15 am
Break

Break

Session 1: Improving access to eye care (1) ( 25th Sep, 2018 )
11:00 am
Reaching the poor and the impact of cataract surgery on their lives
by Elizabeth Kurian, MfV

Reaching the poor and the impact of cataract surgery on their lives

11:30 am
Factors limiting the Northeast Indian elderly population from seeking cataract surgery: evidence from Kolasib district, Mizoram, India
by Pankaj Vishwakarma

Factors limiting the Northeast Indian elderly population from seeking cataract surgery: evidence from Kolasib district, Mizoram, India

11:40 am
Exploring the possibility of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) delivering primary eye care: a qualitative study from Urban North India
by Pallavi Shukla

Exploring the possibility of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) delivering primary eye care: a qualitative study from Urban North India

11:50 am
Role of Diabetes Helpline in improving the quality of life for people living with diabetes: a cross-sectional study in pilot states of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh
by Anirudh Gaurang

Role of Diabetes Helpline in improving the quality of life for people living with diabetes: a cross-sectional study in pilot states of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh

12:00 pm
Safety and effectiveness of primary transscleral diode laser cyclophotoablation as a means of increasing access to glaucoma treatment in Nigeria
by Mohammed M Abdull (delivered by C Gilbert)

Safety and effectiveness of primary transscleral diode laser cyclophotoablation as a means of increasing access to glaucoma treatment in Nigeria

12:10 pm
Geographical mapping of prevalence and spatial distribution of cataract patients in the North Western part of Pune district, Maharashtra, India.
by Swati Anand Dixit

Geographical mapping of prevalence and spatial distribution of cataract patients in the North Western part of Pune district, Maharashtra, India.

12:20 pm
Leveraging WhatsApp and free software for GIS mapping in RAAB surveys
by Vivek Gupta

Leveraging WhatsApp and free software for GIS mapping in RAAB surveys

12:30 pm
A unique initiative – diabetes screening of patients and their relatives visiting our base hospital in tribal area of S Gujarat: 3 year’s experience
by Rohankumar Chariwala

A unique initiative – diabetes screening of patients and their relatives visiting our base hospital in tribal area of S Gujarat: 3 year’s experience

12:40 pm
Current Status of Trachoma in India- NPCB National Trachoma surveys 2014-17
by Praveen Vashist

Current Status of Trachoma in India- NPCB National Trachoma surveys 2014-17

12:50 pm
Discussion

Discussion

01:00 pm
Lunch

Lunch

Session 2: Improving access to eye care (2) ( 25th Sep, 2018 )
02:00 pm
Using a district approach to improve coverage and sustainability of eye health services in rural India
by Sundeep Bhuttan, Sightsavers

Using a district approach to improve coverage and sustainability of eye health services in rural India

02:30 pm
Universal Eye Health in Odisha (Sunetra), India: Program planning
by TP Das, LVPrasad Eye Institute

Universal Eye Health in Odisha (Sunetra), India: Program planning

03:00 pm
Findings from DR screening pilot study: How to make this DR pilot project sustainable?
by Pavani Yamarthi

Findings from DR screening pilot study: How to make this DR pilot project sustainable?

03:10 pm
A qualitative study on barriers and enablers to uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening by people with diabetes in the western province of Sri Lanka
by MMPN Piyasena

A qualitative study on barriers and enablers to uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening by people with diabetes in the western province of Sri Lanka

03:20 pm
Benefits of field coordinators in strengthening DR screening services of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
by Anusha Puppala

Benefits of field coordinators in strengthening DR screening services of Tamil Nadu and Kerala

03:30 pm
Discussion

Discussion

03:20 pm
Introduction to Elizabeth Case lecturer
by GVS Murthy, PHFI

Introduction to Elizabeth Case lecturer

04:00 pm
Elizabeth Cass Lecture: Universal Eye Health: what evidence is needed?
by Clare Gilbert, ICEH

Elizabeth Cass Lecture: Universal Eye Health: what evidence is needed?

04:30 pm
ISGEO General Board Meeting

ISGEO General Board Meeting

07:00 pm
Dinner Venue: Absolute Barbecue Jubilee Hills

Dinner Venue: Absolute Barbecue Jubilee Hills

Session 3: Improving the quality of eye care services ( 25th Sep, 2018 )
09:00 am
Plan, Do, Study Act cycles to improve neonatal care to reduce the risk of vision-threatening retinopathy of prematurity
by Deepak Chawla, PGIMER

Plan, Do, Study Act cycles to improve neonatal care to reduce the risk of vision-threatening retinopathy of prematurity

09:30 am
Quality improvement in neonatal care to reduce neonatal blindness due to retinopathy of prematurity
by MS Bala Vidyadhar

Quality improvement in neonatal care to reduce neonatal blindness due to retinopathy of prematurity

09:40 am
Glaucoma control initiatives in India
by Talvir Sidhu

Glaucoma control initiatives in India

09:50 am
Are India’s residency training programs geared to tackle the challenge of diabetic retinopathy and other retinal disorders?
by Parikshit Gogate

Are India’s residency training programs geared to tackle the challenge of diabetic retinopathy and other retinal disorders?

10:00 am
The effectiveness of DR screening program by health professionals of public hospitals of India in the continuity of care for diabetic retinopathy
by Supriya Edla

The effectiveness of DR screening program by health professionals of public hospitals of India in the continuity of care for diabetic retinopathy

10:10 am
Making blind children see: impact of correcting low vision in ‘blind’ children
by Parikshit Gogate

Making blind children see: impact of correcting low vision in ‘blind’ children

10:20 am
Discussion

Discussion

10:30 am
Empowering Vision in African Countries - Our progress in the last decade
by Dr.Arun Kumar Galli

Empowering Vision in African Countries - Our progress in the last decade

10:40 am
Break and poster viewing

Break and poster viewing

Session 4: Financial risk protection and quality ( 25th Sep, 2018 )
11:00 am
Financial protection in eye care: why is it needed and what can be done
by Debbie Muirhead, FHF

Financial protection in eye care: why is it needed and what can be done

11:30 am
Cost-minimisation in school eye health programmes using ready-made spectacles
by Priya Morjaria

Cost-minimisation in school eye health programmes using ready-made spectacles

11:40 am
Monitoring to improve the outcome of cataract surgery
by Serge Resnikoff

Monitoring to improve the outcome of cataract surgery

12:10 pm
Foldable IOL use and quality of life among patients from primary eye care clinics receiving free cataract surgery in Delhi
by Vivek Gupta

Foldable IOL use and quality of life among patients from primary eye care clinics receiving free cataract surgery in Delhi

12:20 pm
Assessing the needs for rehabilitative service among functional low vision and absolute blind persons in India: results from the population based study
by Suraj Singh Senjam

Assessing the needs for rehabilitative service among functional low vision and absolute blind persons in India: results from the population based study

12:30 pm
Validity of trained community-based rehabilitation volunteers in identification and appropriate referral of adults with perceived visual disability in an urban-slum setting in southern India
by Anika Amritanand

Validity of trained community-based rehabilitation volunteers in identification and appropriate referral of adults with perceived visual disability in an urban-slum setting in southern India

12:50 pm
Discussion

Discussion

01:00 pm
Lunch

Lunch

Session 5: Equity in eye care ( 25th Sep, 2018 )
02:00 pm
Equity and UEH: moving from knowledge to action
by Jacqui Ramke, ICEH

Equity and UEH: moving from knowledge to action

02:30 pm
Gender related differences in uptake of eyecare services at secondary and tertiary level: a north Indian service provider perspective
by Shalinder Sabherwal

Gender related differences in uptake of eyecare services at secondary and tertiary level: a north Indian service provider perspective

02:40 pm
Eye care and the disability agenda
by Sara Varaguese, CBM

Eye care and the disability agenda

04:50 pm
Habilitation of children blind from ROP: beliefs and practices among health care professionals in Maharashtra, western India
by Sucheta Kulkarni

Habilitation of children blind from ROP: beliefs and practices among health care professionals in Maharashtra, western India

05:10 pm
Discussion

Discussion

05:20 pm
Vote of thanks

Vote of thanks