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Eliminating Trachoma: Accelerating Towards 2020 is a call to action developed by ICTC on behalf of the WHO Alliance for GET2020. This advocacy and resource mobilisation tool, has been written with the aim of targeting policymakers, decision-makers and influencers in key donor markets and those with a social conscience and the means to make a difference. This aim is also to reach people who aren’t yet engaged in the elimination of trachoma, as well as providing an update for those who have been steadfast contributors to the Alliance.

Title: Marrakesh Treaty with braille dots in background

Toronto, June 30th, 2016 – Today is an historic day as Canada became the 20th country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty (full name is the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities).

The twenty ratifying countries will be able to enjoy the benefits enshrined in the treaty that are meant to extend the same access to literature and information for print disabled persons that non-print disabled persons already enjoy.

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Orbis is looking for a suitably qualified consultant to undertake an external evaluation of Orbis International-Ethiopia’s Capacity Building Programme for the period 2006-2016.

From 2006-2016, the Programme has implemented nine projects in universities and hospitals in five regions of Ethiopia, with an investment of more than USD4.5 million. 

IAPB is now accepting nominations for up to eight seats on the IAPB Board to start term at the AGM on 27 October in Durban, just before the opening of the 10th General Assembly.

IAPB Board members are directors of the company and trustees of the charity and collectively act as the key governing body of IAPB, setting strategic priorities and overseeing the implementation of our strategic plan.


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