Author: John Trevelyan

John Trevelyan

Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Organisation: IAPB

My experience working for a charity for the deafblind

Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Organisation: IAPB

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, John Trevelyan, IAPB’s Fundraising and Partnerships Manager writes about his own experience working for a charity for the deafblind and how access and communication is so important. Before joining IAPB, I worked for a number of years for “Sense”, a national and international charity for people who are deafblind.  Working…

Better data, better planning

Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Organisation: IAPB

At IAPB we are very keen to promote prevalence surveys on eye health, most often the Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) method, as an important advocacy tool to inform health policy makers and planners. As governments face ever increasing demands on health budgets, the case for eye health services needs to be heard. Local…

Regional Action Plan: PAHO

Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Organisation: IAPB

It’s often difficult to point to tangible and direct outcomes from advocacy actions – but the results from the Latin American Regional workshop hosted by PAHO in April 2013 certainly delivered on eye health.  Supported by IAPB Latin America and Orbis, the three day workshop of Ministry of Health officials, V2020 LA, Orbis, CBM and other…