IAPB, the peak body for the global eye care sector, welcomes the approval of a World Health Assembly resolution on eye health in the year 2020

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10 February 2020
Source: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board approved a resolution on ‘integrated people centred eye care’ in an effort to tackle the rising numbers of people living with vision impairment and blindness.   The WHO Executive Board resolution notes that 2.2 billion people are living with blindness or vision impairment, of which at least 1 billion cannot access the treatment

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IAPB: The 72nd World Health Assembly – A decisive moment for the WHO, UHC and Eye Health

7 June 2019
Source: IAPB

Report: Jessica Crofts-Lawrence, Head of Policy and Advocacy, IAPB. The World Health Assembly (WHA) is an annual gathering of all the world’s health ministers and a key opportunity for advocates to be seen and heard on their respective health issues. This year, the theme of the WHA was “Health for All” and as such there was a strong focus on

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