Author: Tejah Balantrapu

Tejah Balantrapu

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Commonwealth Commits to Bring Sight to Millions

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

The Commonwealth commits to bring sight to millions. Two new major commitments towards universal eye health by Essilor International and the UK government have today been announced as The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust (the Trust) and the City of London Corporation held a special event to mark efforts undertaken by Commonwealth nations to bring vision…

New funding could save millions of people from blindness

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

New funding could save millions of people from blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation will help drive the final global push to eliminate trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, thanks to a £20 million commitment from the UK government. The funding could protect the sight of millions of people by eliminating trachoma in 10 Commonwealth…

Members Mark World Health Day 2018

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB
Making Health truly inclusive: Light for the World Here are the two things eye care organisations need to get right, so as to equitably address disability... Find out more Flächendeckende medizinische Basisversorgung für alle Jeder Mensch auf der Welt sollte Zugang zu dringend benötigter medizinischer Hilfe haben. Was wie eine Selbstverständlichkeit klingt... Find out more…

VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – INDIA’s 14th Annual Conference

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – INDIA’s 14th annual conference titled ‘Advocacy & Inclusive Partnership for Eye Health’ will be held on 9 & 10 June 2018. The national conference with a focus on community ophthalmology is being hosted by Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya at Guwahati, Assam. For registration and other details visit: http://vision2020indiaannualconference.org/ The conference sessions…

Our Children’s Vision – Global partners gather in Sri Lanka

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Ambakandawila, Sri Lanka, February 5-6, 2017: Our Children’s Vision, the global initiative upscaling, accelerating and expanding eye health services to more children around the world, is set to host dozens of representatives from their international partner base. The meeting is bringing together leaders in the eye health and development field to scrutinize health integration models…

OEU Supports World Sight Day 2016 in Zambia

This year’s World Sight Day was held on the 13th of October 2016 under the theme, “Stronger together”. Operation Eyesight Universal and partners celebrated World Sight Day in Chawama. Zambia’s World Sight Day was conducted in a number of provinces and the Lusaka celebrations where conducted at Chawama school grounds just opposite Chawama clinic. Chawama…

Sightsavers Zambia Marks World Sight Day 2016

The SIB project in H1 had networked well with other partners in ensuring attainment of its H1 deliverables. The networking involved collaboratively working with Chainama College of Health Sciences students in undertaking screening during the Intercompany relay, the Agriculture and Commercial Show as well as supporting the Districts to do more screening. The involvement of…

Brien Holden Vision Institute Sri Lanka – Standard Chartered Bank Employee Volunteering

Standard Chartered Bank Employee Volunteering and Engagement programme has been instrumental in supporting various components of Seeing is Believing Phase IV initiative, Colombo Comprehensive Urban Eye Care Project, in Sri Lanka. The project was initiated in 2010 and sought to increase both access to eye health services and to affordable corrective devices in marginalised communities…

Orbis China

An impressive Opening Ceremony was held in Beijing to open newest “Seeing is Believing” project. Working with Orbis new partners, the National Prevention of Blindness Committee and Chinese Ophthalmology Society will focus on training rural, county level eye-care teams. This project was requested directly by the Bureau of Medical Administration (MOH) to address objectives in…