Residency

Ophthalmology Residency Training

 

Institute/Training centre information

Institute name

University of Health Sciences

Country/city

Cambodia/ Phnom Penh

Contact person

Dr. Ngy Meng (Training Coordinator), Dr. Kong Piseth

campbl@online.com.kh, ngymeng_2004@yahoo.com, pisethkng@yahoo.com 

Consortium partner

The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) and Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO).

Main funding bodies

 FHF, AusAID and Eye Care Foundation (ECF).

Course Information

Course name

The Ophthalmology Residency Training in Cambodia

Useful Website

www.pblcambodia.com, www.coscambodia.com

Duration

4 years

Recognition

Established and recognized by Government of Cambodia, MoH

Curriculum content

Update on General Medicine, Fundamentals and principles of Ophthalmology, Optics, Refraction and Contact Lens, Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Orbits, Eyelids, and lachrymal System, External Diseases and Cornea, Intraocular Inflation and Uveitis, Glaucoma, Lens and Cataract, Retina and Vitreous, Public Health Ophthalmology/Vision 2020,Research in Ophthalmology, Computers in Ophthalmology. 

Registration and Recognition

Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Cambodia

Prerequisite qualifications

Medical Doctor (Bachelor of Medicine)

Frequency (timing)

Every year

Number of positions available

5 per year

Year established

2007

Language

Khmer and English (some time French)

Scholarship opportunities

Yes for local

Fellowships

N/A

Internship possibilities/ linkages and partnerships

International Affiliate Institution: Tilganga Eye Hospital (Nepal) Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi hospital of Mahidol University,Thailand and RANZCO.

National Affiliation: Preah Ang Doung hospital, Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital and Takeo Eye hospital

Environment: internet, computers, library

Available Internet and reference at resource centre at Department of Ophthalmology.

Equipment and proactive labs (partnerships with hospitals)

Basic Teaching Equipments and materials

Trainer qualification levels

Senior Ophthalmologist, Local and International Lecturer

Text books and materials

Available at the resource centre

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