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<br /> Welcome to our<br /> NEW Interactive Newsmagazine<br /> WORLD FOCUS<br /> The Newsmagazine of the World Council of Optometry<br /> As you “flip” through the pages of World<br /> Focus online, you will be able to utilize<br /> interactive links and enhancements not<br /> found in print.<br /> We've put together a few tips to help you<br /> navigate this online newsmagazine.<br /> We recommend viewing this publication<br /> in “Full Screen Mode”<br /> 1) ZOOM To view a larger version of the<br /> text, place your cursor anywhere on<br /> the page. When you see a + sign<br /> appear, click. Only one page will<br /> appear zoomed at a time in order to make<br /> your viewing experience easier. To zoom<br /> out again, place your cursor anywhere<br /> on the page and wait for the – sign<br /> to appear, and then click. You can<br /> also opt to view the issue at “full<br /> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=1"> Welcome to our NEW Interactive New</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=2"> </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=3">WORLD FOCUS The newsmagazine of the World Counci</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=4"> The Newsmagazine of the World Council of Optometr</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=5">When a Typhoon Hits: Optometric Recovery and Coope</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=6">Seen in this photo from left is Dr. Annabelle Asun</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=7">Reaching out to the invisible children of Kathmand</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=8">to live in dirty environments and suffer fr</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=9"> A little above 10% of the children had a prev</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=10"> Vanessa Raquel Moodley, BOptom, MOptom Senior L</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=11"> Urban biased recruitment strategies – Many st</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=12"> Almost two decades ago, the WHO calle</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=13">Addressing Challenges Related to Human Resources </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=14">to health and ensuring that the available skills </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=15">Developing Optometry Educators for Africa: A Mode</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=16">graduating an average of 30 new students per year</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=17"> the Optometry Curriculum proposed by t</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=18">professionals, researchers, and advocates for </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=19">development, they are generally limited </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=20">Fellowship. He completed a 10 month fellowsh</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=21">Vision and Driving Difficulties with Nystagmus: Fi</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=22">the quality of life for people wit</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=23">of the UK Nystagmus network and social media site</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=24">visual acuity (logMAR) and VR-QOL, which </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=25">further training can improve their driving skills</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=26">In Memoriam, Dr. Paul Berman Sandy Block, OD, M</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=27">would be affordable worldwide and widely availabl</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=28">Exceptional people do exceptional things</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=29">Reaching the Patient Population: A Look at Souther</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=30">Community Vision Health Services (CVHS) T</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=31">and learning in children, and eye exams per</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=32">same energy now drives an increased </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=33">Significance of Indian Sign Language for Hearing I</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=34">non-profit organizations. In Mumbai, </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=35">daily lives. In the first group, it was wel</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=36">Life Long Learning for Optometrists and Opticians </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=37">all their learning in one field. Now they have </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=38"> Optometric Human Resources: The Challenges and Op</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=39"> will be one that is proportionate to the also </a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=40"> of the private sector. In the developed wor</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=41"> Video Interview: Peter Ackland, Chief Executive O</a> <a title="World Focus 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a998976e?page=42"> Event Calendar For upcoming events, see the WCO w</a>