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Manager, Global Health Initiatives
Organisation: Lions Clubs International Foundation

Lions Fight Diabetes

Manager, Global Health Initiatives
Organisation: Lions Clubs International Foundation

On World Diabetes Day, Gillian Gibbs on how Lions fight Diabetes with a focus on a massive programme being implemented in Kerala, India. Diabetes is a primary cause for the Lions, one they voted for themselves.  Lions see and feel the effects of diabetes in the communities they serve, and they want to help.  To…

Council of Members: Learning from experts and opportunity to convene and discuss vital issues

Manager, Global Health Initiatives
Organisation: Lions Clubs International Foundation

Congratulations to IAPB on another successful Council of Members (CoM) meeting!  For all of us in the global eye health community, the CoM is a pivotal opportunity to learn from leading experts through engaging plenaries and breakout sessions. To explore collaboration opportunities with partners, to share lessons learned and best practices with colleagues and to…

Working with Lions

Manager, Global Health Initiatives
Organisation: Lions Clubs International Foundation

I recently had the pleasure of attending IAPB’s Council of Members in Hyderabad, India last month. The Council was a fantastic platform to meet partners, organisations and individuals involved in fighting avoidable blindness, as well as initiating new ideas. The Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) actually ran two sessions at the event: a breakfast session…