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Organisation: IAPB

UN Response to COVID19 and Eye Health Webinar: Round up

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Organisation: IAPB

Eye Health and COVID-19: the Response at the United Nations On Tuesday 9th June Last week, IAPB Head of Policy and Advocacy, Jessica Crofts-Lawrence chaired a webinar with Ambassador Aubrey Webson, Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Antigua and Barbuda, and Chair of the UN Friends of Vision and Robert Skinner, Executive Director of the…

IAPB Members Speak Out on COVID-19

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Organisation: IAPB
The current COVID-19 situation is effecting us in our home lives, and within our working lives through the projects that we are working on in order to help others. We have reached out to our members to ask them, how it is affecting their work. We hope to keep updating this page. SIGHTSAVERS Amid the…

Marking World Glaucoma Week 2020 and more in March

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Organisation: IAPB

We recently marked World Glaucoma Week (8th-14th March) with our Focus On: Glaucoma initiative. At such a difficult time, the eye health community came together to raise awareness of the third leading cause of blindness. There is currently a lot of pressure on health professionals, and we are very grateful to everybody who contributed and…

Coming together as a sector

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Organisation: IAPB

These are uncertain times. The COVID-19 outbreak has upended our personal and professional lives, not to mention the millions whose lives are at risk today. As countries come to a standstill and refocus all efforts on fighting this virus, the eye health sector is facing unprecedented challenges. As Peter Holland noted in his CEO note…

Global Assembly 2020: Sponsor Opportunities

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Organisation: IAPB

Where public health meets eye health. The Global Assembly 2020 (GA2020) is taking place in Singapore on 12-14th October. This event comes at a pinnacle time for the eye care sector as we celebrate the successes of Vision 2020 and look forward to the new decade of vision. The GA attracts over 1,500 delegates from…