WSD17 Social Messages

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#WSD2017 or #WorldSightDay


  • 4 out of 5 #blind people are needlessly so. Share a photo and #MakeVisionCount! #WSD2017 #WorldSightDay @IAPB1
  • Join the #MakeVisionCount photo competition – what can we do to end Avoidable #Blindness? #WSD2017
  • ‘Make Vision Count’ photo competition – a picture is better than 140 characters! Send your photo: [link] #MakeVisionCount @IAPB1
  • I believe universal eye health is possible. This eye exam is the 1st step towards it. #MakeVisionCount #WorldSightDay
  • #Cataract & #VisualImpairment are # 1 causes of sight loss today. In 10 years? #Diabetes #WSD2017
  • Good #Eyecare begins at the workplace! [link] #MakeVisionCount
  • #GuideDogs can make a big difference – eye health includes assistance #MakeVisionCount
  • Can you see this tweet without glasses? Many others can’t, either. #MakeVisionCount
  • Let’s work together to eliminate avoidable blindness #MakeVisionCount @IAPB1 [link]


  • IAPB [and partner] are running a Photo competition with the theme #MakeVisionCount. I believe that universal eye health is an important health goal and it can be achieved with our collective support. Here’s my submission – you can find out more about the competition here [link]
  • My staff and colleagues conducted a free eye screening today. My picture will go into the #MakeVisionCount Photo Competition by IAPB #WSD2017
  • Those with irreversible blindness can continue to lead a full life – Eye health is not just about avoidable blindness. I’m sending a photo to showcase Guide Dogs [or assistive devices] can impact lives #MakeVisionCount #WSD2017
  • Do like and share my submission to the #MakeVisionCount Photo Competition! Organised by IAPB [and partner], the photo competition underscores the fact that eye health should be accessible to all! [link]

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Send your World Sight Day 2017 event details and photographs to [email protected] to have it included in the World Sight Day 2017 Activities Report.

Also see the WSD 2017 Activities Report

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