Author: Emma Foote

Emma Foote

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

The International Nurses Day 2018 Round-up

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

12thMay 2018 was International Nurses Day – IAPB members came together to shine a light on the fantastic work that ophthalmic nurses do. IAPB West Pacific organised a webinar hosted by the incredible Heather Machin. Heather wears many hats in the global community including as a project officer at the Centre for Eye Research Australia,…

Meet your IAPB Regional Chair

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB
IAPB has a dedicated Regional Chair for all the 6 WHO regions (Though, we split the Americas into two: North and Latin America regions). IAPB's Regional Chairs are international experts and leaders with decades of experience in their regions. The role of the Regional Chair is to connect IAPB members, support activities in the region…

Celebrating International Days in March 2018

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

IAPB members came together to celebrate not one but three International Health Days this month. International Women’s Day – 8 March Our Members came together on International Women’s Day to #PressForProgress and talk about the challenges they face while striving for Gender Equity in the Eye Health Community. Thanks to our Member and Patron contributors:…

IAPB welcomes new members

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

IAPB would like to welcome three new Group C members to our coalition, Conselho Brasileiro De Oftalmologia – CBO, Pushpagiri Vitreo Retina Institute and Japan National Society for the Prevention of Blindness. Conselho Brasileiro De Oftalmologia – CBO joined IAPB in April. Founded in 1941, the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology (CBO) is a scientific and cultural…

Braille, books and me

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

On Global Accessbility Awareness Day, Emma Davies, IAPB’s Membership and Fundraising Officer reflects on her work with RNIB and why accessibility is so important. I first realised the importance of accessibility, when I started work for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) at nineteen. I was aware of the needs of disabled people…

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunity at Council of Members

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

  The IAPB  Council of Members provides an invaluable opportunity for eye care manufacturers and NGOs to make new connections, display products, promote their work to key decision makers from around the globe and sponsor key IAPB initiatives such as the Vision Atlas and Eye Health Heroes.   Besides, many opportunities for your organisation to host…