Vacancy: Volunteers for VOSH International Committees

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

This is your opportunity to support a prestigious international organization! VOSH/International is seeking new volunteers for their Committees. With 85 global chapters confronting the global eye care challenge, VOSH is one of the largest optometry and lay volunteer humanitarian nonprofits in the world. VOSH seeks to facilitate the provision and sustainability of vision care worldwide…

Singapore to host IAPB General Assembly in 2020

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’ (IAPB) 11th General Assembly (11GA) will be held in Singapore from 12th-14thOctober 2020. The Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) will be hosting 11GA in “The Lion City”. Immediate Release: The next edition of the premier global event on public health and eye care, the 11th IAPB General Assembly,…

WHO launches global consultations for a new Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

WHO has launched global consultations for a new Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases. At its eleventh meeting in 2018, the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Neglected Tropical Diseases (STAG-NTD) recommended that WHO initiate a consultative process with the global NTD community to set new targets and milestones beyond 2020 to achieve the health-related 2030…

3rd World Congress of Optometry Education Programme Announced

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

ORLANDO and ST. LOUIS – April 10, 2019 – The World Council of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry have partnered to present an impressive education programme taking place at Academy 2019 Orlando and the 3rd World Congress of Optometry, October 23-27, 2019. This joint meeting will bring global optometry together to offer a…

Eye health can no longer be overlooked in universal health coverage

IAPB Advocacy Manager
Organisation: IAPB

The theme of this year’s World Health Day is universal health coverage (UHC). Momentum is building around universal health coverage, that is, health for all without suffering financial hardship, with many countries around the world taking steps to achieve it. Eye health has historically not been conceived as being central to healthcare, the priority has…

Universal Health Coverage and Eye Health

Policy Adviser – Health
Organisation: Sightsavers

2019 is a big year for health. The forthcoming High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) will be a great opportunity for world leaders to ensure that steps towards accelerating health for all are genuinely taken. (Read Sightsavers’ take on the Africa Health International Conference and the Africa Health Forum.) Through the 2030 Agenda, countries…

UHC and Eye Care: An Opportunity To Change The Conversation

Global Lead, Advocacy
Organisation: The Fred Hollows Foundation

When we talk about eye care as an urgent global health problem, we often break the issue down into segments of need. We talk about the unmet need and the right of all people living with avoidable blindness to access known eye care treatments, like cataract surgery or a pair of glasses. We talk about…

Vacancy: Monitoring and Reporting Lead (Ghana)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Vision for a Nation Foundation (VFAN) is looking for a Monitoring and Reporting Lead in Ghana. The successful candidate must have the legal right to live and work in Ghana indefinitely. The purpose of the Monitoring and Reporting Lead is to design and implement their project monitoring and reporting approach, plan and tools, in partnership with GHS…

Editorial: Boletín Trimestral Latinoamérica Marzo 2019

Regional Chair for IAPB Latin America
Organisation: IAPB

Deseo compartir  con ustedes algunas reflexiones personales al término del Programa VISION 2020 que fue dado a conocer en 1999 y ya está  próximo su fin, Programa que nace a iniciativa de la Agencia Internacional de Prevención de Ceguera (IAPB, por sus siglas en inglés) y que muy pronto  respaldado por  las Instituciones afines  con un …

Cursos en Prevencion de Ceguera en Congreso Panamericano De Oftalmologia – Cancún 2019

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Deseamos mostrales los objetivos a desarrollar en los diferentes cursos desarrollados en conjunto entre el comité de prevencion de cegiera de la PAAO y la Agencia Internacional de prevencion de ceguera (IAPB) que se dictaran durante el congreso Panamericano de Oftalmologia, cancun 2019. Estos abordan las principales causas de cegera asi como las estrategias que…

La Plena Inclusión Social y Laboral, Requiere de Autonomía

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Hacer un balance de la actividad de una organización a lo largo del tiempo requiere tener en cuenta tanto la evolución de la organización como del contexto y de los países en los que trabaja. En el balance de los más de veinte años de cooperación de la Fundación ONCE para la Solidaridad con las…

Asociación Mexicana de Retinopatía Diabética A. C.

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Las últimas cifras de la Federación Internacional de Diabetes (FID) indican que a partir de 2015, más de 415 millones de personas en todo el mundo tienen diabetes. Se espera que este número aumente a 642 millones para 2040 México es un país que tiene una de las prevalencias más altas de obesidad y diabetes…

Programa Nacional de Rehabilitación En Cuba

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

El Plan Mundial de Discapacidad tiene como objetivos, eliminar obstáculos y mejorar el acceso a los servicios y programas de salud; reforzar y ampliar los servicios de rehabilitación, habilitación, tecnología auxiliar, asistencia   y apoyo, así como la rehabilitación de ámbito comunitario; mejorar la obtención de datos estadísticos y potenciar la investigación sobre la discapacidad. (Fuente…

¿Hacia Donde va la Telemedicina?

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

La telemedicina es un proceso mediante el cual se utiliza información electrónica y tecnología en comunicaciones para brindar atención médica a distancia (1). La Asociación Americana de Telemedicinala define como el intercambio de la información médica de un sitio remoto a otro vía electrónica para mejorar el estado de salud clínico de un paciente (2). La…

Visión de solidaridad La historia de la Asociación Civil Divino Niño Jesús

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Acompáñenos a conocer la historia verdaderamente inspiradora de la Asociación Civil Divino Niño Jesús ADINIJ, a través de su mentora, María Julia de Asmat, una mujer con mucha fe y empuje. Ojalá todos tengamos el coraje y perseverancia para construir una obra social de tal envergadura para los menos favorecidos.   Hace veinte años, la ADINIJ, nació…

Instituto de la Visión/Century Visión México

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

En 1990 se abre el programa de Residencia en Oftalmología en la Universidad de Montemorelos, Nuevo León, México, apoyado por AIES (Adventist International Eye Society), organización de Oftalmólogos de la Universidad de Loma Linda, California, liderados por el Dr. Gordon Miller y apoyado por el Dr. Howard Gimbel con el propósito de formar recurso humano…

La importancia de la investigación en Salud pública

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brasil y Agencia Internacional para la Prevención de la Ceguera(IAPB)  Lationamérica Investigar es el acto de desarrollar acciones para descubrir algo. En Salud Publica, investigar tiene una gran importancia por variados motivos. Generar datos fiables en prevención de la ceguera es parte de las estrategias del VISIÓN 2020 para…

La Importancia Del Autocuidado

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

México es el sexto país del mundo con más personas con diabetes las cuales suman a la fecha 11.5 millones. Muchos de ellos ya presentan alguna complicación crónica al momento de recibir el diagnóstico médico como: retinopatía diabética o neuropatía diabética. El 70% de los casos con diabetes tipo 2 pueden ser prevenidos o retrasar…

Noticias: Marzo 2019

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Orbis Internacional hizo el lanzamiento de cursos en línea sobre MSICS y Enfermería Oftálmica en Español y Mandarín  Amelia Geary – Directora de Programas de Desarrollo & Calidad amelia.geary@orbis.org Orbis Internacional hizo el lanzamiento de cuatro nuevos cursos en su plataforma de telemedicina, Cybersight.org. Cualquier persona puede registrarse y tener acceso a las versiones en…

The British Council for Prevention of Blindness 2019 Grants

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The British Council for Prevention of Blindness 2019 grants are now open. BCBP aims to target the most resource deprived populations for benefit through the funding of research into blindness prevention. Low and lower middle income World Bank categories are regarded by BCPB as the areas in greatest need. BCPB offers various fellowships for which the…