World Glaucoma Week 2019

old man; focus on glaucoma campaign picture

This World Glaucoma Week (10-16 March, 2019) IAPB is partnering with international organisations and experts in glaucoma care to draw a spotlight on the third leading cause of blindness. IAPB is launching a new campaign, “Focus On: Glaucoma” and we are marking the week with a series of activities: lectures, webinars, blog posts and more.

Are you marking WGW2019? We have posters and other material for your to download–more below.

In 2015, nearly 3 million people were blind due to Glaucoma, and 4 million had moderate to severe vision impairment. Let’s talk about the third leading cause of blindness…

Read more…

The Focus On Lecture

A high-profile lecture featuring Prof Sir Peng Khaw, Dr Winifred Nolan and Ms Jess Blijkers at the John Snow Hall, LSHTM, London–do attend!

Old woman with a patch; Focus On Glaucoma campaign picture

Focus On Webinars

Four webinars covering Africa, North America, South East Asia and West Pacific. Speakers include some of the biggest names in Glaucoma from around the world.

Smiling woman with patch

Focus On Material

Download Focus On: Glaucoma posters, social media templates for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, customise them and share them to mark WGW2019.

Focs On Glaucoma design

Focus On Blog

Read up on the latest thinking in public health Glaucoma through blog posts and experiences by glaucoma experts from around the world.

Featured articles

Upcoming events

No Events on The List at This Time


Supported by