Professor Allen Foster
OBE. MB ChB. DO. FRCS. FRCOphth. FHEA.
of International Eye Health
Trained in medicine and ophthalmology in the UK. Worked in Tanzania 1975-85. Main interests International Public Health, Blindness and Disability.
Professor in the Eye Health Group.
The activities of the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) are Research and Education to improve eye care and eliminate avoidable blindness, with a focus on low income countries.
The activities of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability are Research and Education to improve health care for persons with disabilities, with a focus on low income countries.
Masters in Public Health for Eye Care;
Short Course on International Eye Health;
Individual lectures on Epidemiology of Blindness, Tropical Ophthalmology.
Control of Blinding Diseases; Trachoma, Onchocerciasis, Cataract, Childhood Blindness;
Cost-effectiveness and Quality of Life studies in Eye Care;
Implementation of VISION 2020.
Health service research for children and adults with disabilities.
Lancet Commission on Global Eye Health.