10 February 2016
Source: WHO, IAPB, VISION 2020
The WHO has launched a survey on the top 50 technologies people need worldwide to improve their lives. The World Health Organization has launched a survey to identify the 50 top technologies people need worldwide to improve their lives. The survey will use the information gathered to build the WHO Priority Assistive Products List (APL). The tool will set the standard for the
Read more WHO top 50 technologies: Take Survey
26 January 2016
Arclight, a low-cost, solar-powered ophthalmoscope aimed at helping health workers in low-income countries detect signs of blindness will be launched at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine later today.
Read more IAPB: Pioneering New Eye & Ear Instrument for Low-Income Countries
11 December 2015
Source: IAPB, WHO
Join IAPB in celebrating and promoting the second Universal Health Coverage Day (#HealthForAll) on 12th December. Universal health coverage is of such importance as it is grounded in rights and thus responsibility of governments to uphold them, in strengthening health systems, and in improving health promotion and health services of all people particularly those otherwise unable to pay for health care
Read more IAPB: Universal Health Coverage, Eye Health and Accountability
8 October 2015
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and many eye care organisations, professionals, beneficiaries and supporting public will be celebrating World Sight Day (WSD) today.
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29 September 2015
IAPB’s 10th General Assembly, the premier global event discussing public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment, has its first Programme Partner – Orbis.
Read more 10GA has its first Programme Partner: Orbis