The Focus of the School Eye Health Working Group

The School Eye Health Work Group are focussing on these 8 areas:

1.    Establish Standards for School Eye Health services

2.    Advocate for inclusion of School Eye Health into school health programmes

3.    Disseminating information on effective programmes in an effort to support new programmes, and strengthen existing school health programmes

4.    Support the training, mentoring and capacity building of focal persons in school health, particularly at national level

5.    Maintain and update the School Eye Health section on the IAPB website

6.    Develop and pilot a School Eye Health Reporting System and database

7.    Communicate regional progress updates on School Eye Health programmes

8.    Global Mapping of School Eye Health Services.

Interested? Download a presentation to make the case for comprehensive school eye health guidelines. Or download the document.