“With this resolution the international community is saying loud and clear that we will not let our citizens be left behind because of lack of access to vision care”
The Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Ltg. (Ret.) Terawan Agus Putranto
The resolution, adopted in August 2020, was led by Australia and Indonesia and co-sponsored by more than 40 countries. The resolution urges all Member States to implement the recommendations of the World Report on Vision, and specifically to:
The resolution also asks the WHO Director-General to increase support to countries in implementing the recommendations of the World Report on Vision; support the creation of a global research agenda for eye health; and to work with Member States to develop global targets on eye health for 2030 at the 74th World Health Assembly in 2021.