Author: Peter Holland

Peter Holland

Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Council highlights Gender Equity

Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
I was delighted that the Council of Members meeting this year shone a spotlight on gender equity in both our programme work and within our organisations. When the world invests in girls and women, everybody wins - Women Deliver. The latest data shows that 55% of the world’s vision impaired are women. In industrialised countries…

2018 in Review: CEO Update

Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
As 2018 comes to a close it’s a great opportunity that as a sector we remember the progress we have made. Here are just a few highlights in 2018: Nepal and Ghana have eliminated Trachoma with the help and dedication of IAPB members. At their Heads of Government meeting in the United Kingdom (CHOGM), Commonwealth…

IAPB Secretariat Plan 2018-2021

Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

At its September meeting, the IAPB Board agreed to a new 3-year plan for the Secretariat. It set four key priorities for the next three years: Global Advocacy, Connecting Knowledge, Strengthening the Network and Providing Services. These will be a critical three years for the eye care sector as we transition from VISION 2020. We…

A Plan for the future

Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Hello. I wanted to take the opportunity of the newsletter to introduce myself. I’m really delighted to have joined IAPB. I gained some insight into the challenges people with sight loss face when I worked at the Royal National Institute for Blind People developing their strategy. Avoidable sight loss and blindness is an injustice. Eliminating…