IAPB: How do we make sure we leave no one behind?

23 August 2018
Source: IAPB

The Sustainable Development Goals aim to leave no one behind, We are all working to reduce visual impairment, but do we know if some people are being left behind? by Jacqueline Ramke and Allen Foster.

If we do outreach, are we sure we are reaching all the people who need services? In this blog we discuss some challenges we must overcome to improve equity of eye care and leave no one behind.

Challenge 1: People in most need of medical care tend to be least likely to get it

Challenge 2: Inequity tends to increase when a service is introduced or expanded

Challenge 3: Equal services do not guarantee equitable services

For the full blog please go to the IAPB website

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