Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology

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Activities

Meetings and Planning in Field of Preventive Ophthalmology

  • 28th Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) Scheduled on 29th – 30th August 2019 in Lahore.
  • 27th Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) Scheduled on 25th – 26th December 2018 in Islamabad.
  • 26th Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) Scheduled on 14th – 15th December 2017 in Lahore.
  • 25th Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) held from 15th -16th November 2016 in Islamabad
  • Meeting regarding Minimum Preventive Health Package for KP 1st September 2016 PICO/KMU.
  • 24th Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) scheduled on 9th -10th November 2015 in Islamabad.
  • 23rd Meeting of National Committee for Eye Health (NCEH) from 25th – 26th October 2014 in Lahore.

 

Activities related with Elimination of Trachoma from Pakistan

·         TT Surgeon Training & TT Surgical Camp at Upper & Lower Chitral, Refresher Training of LHS’s regarding TT cases identification & mobilization & DCC meeting with Upper & Lower Chitral  District Management 24th to 31st July 2019.

  • National Trachoma Task Force Meeting Regarding TT Only Survey in Pakistan 23rd & 24th july 2019.
  • As National Supervisor for TT only survey Dist. Kamber Shadadkot, Sindh 21st Jun 2019 to 20th July 2019.
  • Conducted work shop as master trainer at SIOVS, Hyderabad Sindh regarding Supportive Supervision & how to conduct TT only survey dated 24th May 2019.
  • Validation of Trachoma Trichiasis cases, Patient surgeries and training of T-T Surgeons, Graders & Lady Health Supervisors in District Chitral 21-26 March 2019.
  • Meeting at COVAS, KE University Lahore on TAP finalization 19 March 2019.
  • Meeting with NHSR&C,WHO,NIH& NC on AMR & MDA on 15 February 2019 at Islamabad.
  • Training of the Trainer/Capacity building regarding Trachoma Trichiasis surgery project at Cairo Egypt December 2018.
  • National Trachoma Task Force Meeting Regarding execution of MDA & TAP at Lahore July 2018.
  • Training of National Master Trainer on HEAD START Tribute Lid Surgery followed by Live Surgery at SIOVS, Hyderabad, July 2018.
  • Training of the Trainer regarding Mass Drug Administration Trachoma at Cape Town South Africa April 2018.
  • National Trachoma Task Force Meeting Regarding execution of MDA & TAP at Lahore March 2018.
  • National Trachoma Task Force Meeting regarding Trachoma Action Plan (TAP) held at Lahore March 2016.
  • Global Trachoma Mapping Project (ever biggest disease mapping survey), September to December 2015.
  • Global Trachoma Mapping Project Grader and Recoder Course” held at Sokoto, Nigeria August 2015.

 

Diabetic Retinopathy Working Group Activities

  • 3rd Meeting of the Provincial Diabetic Retinopathy Blindness (DRB) Working Group Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 31st August 2017 at PICO.
  • Presentation regarding updates of Provincial (DRB-WG) to NCEH 26th October 2014.
  • 2nd Meeting of the Provincial Diabetic Retinopathy Blindness (DRB) Working Group Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 24th September 2014 at PICO
  • 1st Meeting of the Provincial Diabetic Retinopathy Blindness (DRB) Working Group Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 20th August 2014 at PICO.

 

Surveys in Field of Preventive Ophthalmology

  • TT Cases Verification & Identification Survey at Dist. Chitral, KP, Pakistan August 2018.
  •  Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness and Diabetic Retinopathy Survey (RAAB-DR) District Mansehra, KP, Pakistan November 2016.
  • Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness and Diabetic Retinopathy Survey (RAAB-DR) District Swabi,KP, Pakistan  October 2016
  • Global Trachoma mapping project (ever biggest disease mapping survey) Dist Karak, Mansehra & Mardan, KP, Pakistan  September to December 2015.

 

Cataract Surgical  Mapping Survey/Program          

Work Shop on Cataract Surgical Mapping Survey & Program on 07 February 2019 at Hillview Islamabad.

 

Free Screening and Surgical Camps

  •  Category D Hospital Pathrak, Upper Dir, 17th to 21st July 2019.
  • Free Surgical Eye Camp at DHQ Hospital Bannu on 26th-28th May, 20
  • Free Surgical Eye Camp at DHQ Teaching Hospital D.I.Khan 13th -15thMay 201
  • Free Surgical Eye Camp at MS ShaheedFarid Khan Hospital Hangu on 24th-28th March, 20
  • IDPs Camp at FR-Bannu from 18th to 20th November, 2014
  • Garrison APS, Peshawar on 19th February, 2014
  • DHQ Hangu from 09th to 11th September, 2014

Free Screening and Surgical Camps in Collaboration with International Lions Club

  • Free Eye Camp at Rashid Ghari, Peshawar on 14th April, 2019
  • Free Eye Camp at ICMS School Dala Zak Road, Peshawar on 13th January, 2019.
  • Free Eye Camp at Industrial Estate, Hayatabad, Peshawar on 13th May, 2018.
  • Free Eye Camp at Sethi Town, Peshawar on 11th Feb, 2018.
  • Free Eye Camp at Govt. Primary School Nasarpur Peshawar on 08th October 2017.
  • Free Eye Camp at Govt. Boys Primary School Sheikhabad Peshawar on 16th April 2017
  • Free Eye Camp at Central Jail Peshawar on 28th January 2017.
  • Free Eye Camp at ICMS College, Opposite Secondary Board Office, University road Peshawar on 25th December 2016.
  • Free Eye Camp at Khyber International Hospital Bagh Stop Shero Jangi Charsadda road Peshawar on 13th November 2016.
  • Free Eye Camp at Govt. Primary School Gunj Gate near Tehsil Gorgathri inside Lahori gate Peshawar on 25th September 2016
  • Free Eye Camp at Hund Swabi, 1st May 2016.
  • Free Eye Camp at Forward School, Gunj Gate Karimpura Peshawar City on 6th March 2016
  • Free Eye Camp at ICMS School System Warsak road Peshawar 24th January 2016
  • Free Eye Camp at Village Wazir Garhi, Pabbi Cherat road, Pabbi on 13th December 2015.
  • Free Eye Camp at Zamung Kor Orphanage Rajjar Bypass road Ameer abad, Mohalla Abubakar Siddique, Charsadda on 1st November 201
  • Free Eye Camp at Village Pajaggi, Faqir Kala Chowk, Ashab Baba road, Peshawar on 06th September 2015.
  • Free Eye Camp at Village Speenkhakh , Pabbi Cherat road on 14th June 2015
  • Free Eye Camp at Village Jabasni, Gadoon Area district Swabi on 25th April 2015
  • Free Eye Camp at Hira Public School village Tarnab Farm Peshawar on 1st February 2015
  • Free Eye Camp at Tarnab Farm on 30th November 2014.
  • Free Eye Camp at Sardar Garri / Darulatfal Hashthnagari on 23rd November 2014.
  • Free Eye Camp at Shah Mansoor Hospital, Swabi on 28th September 2014.

 

Free Screening and Surgical Camps in Collaboration with FATA Eye Care

  • Free eye Surgical Camp at Bara, Khyber Agency 27th November 2018.
  • Free Surgical Eye Camp at Civil Hospital Zarghun Khail FR Kohat May 15th 2018

 

International Awareness Days and Weeks

  • World Sight Day 2018
  • World Glaucoma Week 2018
  • Celebration of International Day of the persons with Disabilities 3rd December, 2017
  • World Sight Day 2017
  • World Glaucoma Week 2017
  • World Sight Day 201
  • World Glaucoma Week 201
  • World Sight Day 2015
  • World Glaucoma Week 2015
  • World Sight Day 2014