Below are the publications and resources pertaining to the Prevention of Blindness and Eye Care Program:

[Spanish] Guía de Atencion Básica en Baja Visión para Oftalmologos Generales

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Guia de Atencion Basica en Baja Vision para Oftalmologos Generales

"El objetivo de esta guía es mostrar los lineamientos básicos en el manejo de la baja visión, sin pretender constituir un curso completo de capacitación."

Eye Diseases in People ages 40-84. The Barbados Eye Studies: A Summary Report. 2006.

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Eye Diseases in People ages 40-84. The Barbados Eye Studies: A Summary Report.

"Analyses of the Barbados Studies and long-term follow-up data are providing information on the risk and progression of all major blinding eye diseases; data essential to develop sound prevention and health delivery policies."

[Spanish] Plan Estrategico Nacional de Salud Ocular- Formato.

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Plan Estrategico Nacional de Salud Ocular

El formato para hacer un Plan Nacional de Salud Ocular en la Región de las Américas.

Prevention of Deafness

WHO: Make Listening Safe. 2015.

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Make Listening Safe: Brochure

Available in Spanish.

"The World Health Organization launched the Make Listening Safe initiave in 2015 with the aim to reduce the risk of hearing loss posed by unsafe exposure to sounds in recreational settings."

WHO Programme for Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss; An Outline.

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WHO Programme for Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss: An Outline.

"Hearing loss is a barrier to communication and language development and one of the leading causes of morbidity. In this outline, WHO has identifies strategic areas of work for 2018-2021 for the Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss."