IAPB: World Sight Day 2016 theme announced

3 May 2016
Source: IAPB

  The World Sight Day 2016 page is now live and lists the theme for this year: “Stronger Together”, with some great posters.  See all the information here: WSD 2016 World Sight Day 2016 will be on 13 October 2016. After all the love and response the IAPB/VISION 2020 received from you last year, they have decided to run the photo competition

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IAPB/VISION 2020: 10GA Programme Partner – CBM

11 April 2016
Source: IAPB

IAPB’s 10th General Assembly, the premier global event discussing public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment, is delighted to announce another Programme Partner – CBM. As Programme Partner, CBM will be presenting a course on ‘Inclusive Eye Health’ as part of the 10GA Scientific Programme. Women and men, boys and girls with disability, including those with vision impairment,

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IAPB 10GA: Abstract submission deadline extended

21 March 2016
Source: IAPB/VISION 2020

The Abstract submission deadline for IAPB 10GA has been extended by one month–the new deadline is 25 April 2015. All those struggling for time to submit your abstracts, now have the opportunity to do so. The Programme Committee welcomes abstract submissions that are methodologically sound and add to the sector’s knowledge, from every eye care professional. Do send in your

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IAPB 10GA: Programme and free papers

22 February 2016
Source: IAPB

One month to go…   Abstract submissions for free paper and poster presentations will be closing on 25th March 2016. The 10GA is the only conference in the blindness prevention sector that caters to every eye care professional and every aspect of eye care–clinical, service delivery, planning and management, training, and research. The 10GA Programme reflects the broad diversity of

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WHO top 50 technologies: Take Survey

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

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IAPB: Universal Health Coverage, Eye Health and Accountability

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

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