Author: Jess Blijkers

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Deputy Director of Programmes, Eye Health and NTDs
Organisation: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD

Should we be doing more about Glaucoma?

Deputy Director of Programmes, Eye Health and NTDs
Organisation: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
For World Glaucoma Week, Jess Blijkers raises the question should we be doing more about Glaucoma? The World Report on Vision states that 6.9 million people worldwide have glaucoma. While this is of course much less that conditions like uncorrected refractive errors or cataract, the fact that Glaucoma blindness is irreversible makes the need to find these…

Looking forward to a truly African Council of Members!

Deputy Director of Programmes, Eye Health and NTDs
Organisation: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD

Light for the World is joining IAPB’s Council of Members for the first time, as a programme partner . We are delighted to be part of what is setting out to be a fantastic event and collaboration opportunity! We are particularly excited that this year’s Council is taking place in Africa.  We would like to…