Founded in 1975, IAPB is the premier eye health body which brings together a unique network of members and membership bodies from across the world.
We are an alliance of 200 member organisations worldwide drawn from international charities, eye hospitals, academic institutes, professional bodies and corporate organisations.
We are the global voice for the eye care sector working together towards ending avoidable sight loss and everyone having access affordable, accessible and inclusive eye care and rehabilitation services. We were founded in 1975 and have a proud heritage of leading international efforts in the prevention of blindness.
IAPB is recognised as a global leader in eye health advocacy, co-ordinating major campaigns such as World Sight Day (WSD) and leading initiatives like 2030 In Sight, the UN Friends of Vision group, VISION 2020 and Vision for the Commonwealth.
Our key priorities are:
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