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The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

SightLife names Josie Noah as Chief Global Officer and Jim McCorkle as Chief Operating Officer

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Press Release: Seattle, WA (May 7, 2019) –  SightLife, the nonprofit global health organization dedicated to eliminating corneal blindness, announced that Josie Noah has been named Chief Global Officer (CGO) and Jim McCorkle has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). “Having Josie and Jim serve as executives at SightLife makes me even more confident that…

Vacancy: Staff Ophthalmologist

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Orbis is looking for a Staff Ophthalmologist. As a member of the medical team on the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, the Staff Ophthalmologist ensures that the predetermined medical objectives of the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) ocular disease programmes in developing countries are achieved successfully by actively participating in the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of…

New Executive Group at ICTC

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The International Coalition for Trachoma Control (ICTC) Vice-Chair Scott McPherson has taken over as Chair from Serge Resnikoff, who is now the Immediate Past Chair. Angelia Sanders is the new Vice Chair. Virginia Sarah has also completed her six year term in office with the ICTC Executive Group. The ICTC team looks forward to working…

IAPB Webinars: Sustain the Environment and Save Costs

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Tackling climate change is a key agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Providing Healthcare has a significant impact on climate change on account of high energy use, procurement of goods and services, transport of staff and patients and generation of complex waste. Ophthalmology is one of the high volume outpatient specialties, wherein patients end up…

USAID launches new $300m programme to tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East, a new global programme working to strengthen countries’ abilities to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The programme will control and eliminate five neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Uganda and twelve other countries. The programme is a…

Combat Blindness International welcomes Reena Chandra Rajpal as Executive Director

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Press Release Madison, WI– Combat Blindness International is excited to announce that Reena Chandra Rajpal, MPH, will assume the role of Executive Director starting in April.  Reena currently serves as the President of CBI’s Board of Directors.  She will continue this role as she assumes the Executive Director role.  Reena was the Director of Development…

Prevent Blindness 8th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Prevent Blindness will host the eighth annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit on July 17, 2019, from 7:30am-3:30pm at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The Summit will include a variety of presentations related to this year’s theme, “A Lifetime of Vision.”  The 2019 Summit will feature discussions around key pillars of public…

Vacancy: Product Owner

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The Role Peek Vision is looking for a Product Owner to join the Peek team. This role will have overall accountability for ensuring Peek’s products are focused, integral, packaged publically for customer sales and prioritised according to both the demands of the customer and the company. This role sits within their Leadership team, which is…

Myopia Awareness Week – getting people talking

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

World Council of Optometry and Brien Holden Vision Institute are collaborating to bring us Myopia Awareness Week, 13 – 19 May 2019. Together they are inspiring action in caregivers to protect their children’s vision and changing the way optometrists understand and treat myopia. “We know that almost half the world’s population will be myopic by…

Vacancy: Volunteers for VOSH International Committees

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

This is your opportunity to support a prestigious international organization! VOSH/International is seeking new volunteers for their Committees. With 85 global chapters confronting the global eye care challenge, VOSH is one of the largest optometry and lay volunteer humanitarian nonprofits in the world. VOSH seeks to facilitate the provision and sustainability of vision care worldwide…

Singapore to host IAPB General Assembly in 2020

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’ (IAPB) 11th General Assembly (11GA) will be held in Singapore from 12th-14thOctober 2020. The Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) will be hosting 11GA in “The Lion City”. Immediate Release: The next edition of the premier global event on public health and eye care, the 11th IAPB General Assembly,…

WHO launches global consultations for a new Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

WHO has launched global consultations for a new Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases. At its eleventh meeting in 2018, the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Neglected Tropical Diseases (STAG-NTD) recommended that WHO initiate a consultative process with the global NTD community to set new targets and milestones beyond 2020 to achieve the health-related 2030…

3rd World Congress of Optometry Education Programme Announced

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

ORLANDO and ST. LOUIS – April 10, 2019 – The World Council of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry have partnered to present an impressive education programme taking place at Academy 2019 Orlando and the 3rd World Congress of Optometry, October 23-27, 2019. This joint meeting will bring global optometry together to offer a…

Vacancy: Monitoring and Reporting Lead (Ghana)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Vision for a Nation Foundation (VFAN) is looking for a Monitoring and Reporting Lead in Ghana. The successful candidate must have the legal right to live and work in Ghana indefinitely. The purpose of the Monitoring and Reporting Lead is to design and implement their project monitoring and reporting approach, plan and tools, in partnership with GHS…

Cursos en Prevencion de Ceguera en Congreso Panamericano De Oftalmologia – Cancún 2019

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Deseamos mostrales los objetivos a desarrollar en los diferentes cursos desarrollados en conjunto entre el comité de prevencion de cegiera de la PAAO y la Agencia Internacional de prevencion de ceguera (IAPB) que se dictaran durante el congreso Panamericano de Oftalmologia, cancun 2019. Estos abordan las principales causas de cegera asi como las estrategias que…

La Plena Inclusión Social y Laboral, Requiere de Autonomía

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Hacer un balance de la actividad de una organización a lo largo del tiempo requiere tener en cuenta tanto la evolución de la organización como del contexto y de los países en los que trabaja. En el balance de los más de veinte años de cooperación de la Fundación ONCE para la Solidaridad con las…

Asociación Mexicana de Retinopatía Diabética A. C.

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Las últimas cifras de la Federación Internacional de Diabetes (FID) indican que a partir de 2015, más de 415 millones de personas en todo el mundo tienen diabetes. Se espera que este número aumente a 642 millones para 2040 México es un país que tiene una de las prevalencias más altas de obesidad y diabetes…

Programa Nacional de Rehabilitación En Cuba

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

El Plan Mundial de Discapacidad tiene como objetivos, eliminar obstáculos y mejorar el acceso a los servicios y programas de salud; reforzar y ampliar los servicios de rehabilitación, habilitación, tecnología auxiliar, asistencia   y apoyo, así como la rehabilitación de ámbito comunitario; mejorar la obtención de datos estadísticos y potenciar la investigación sobre la discapacidad. (Fuente…

¿Hacia Donde va la Telemedicina?

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

La telemedicina es un proceso mediante el cual se utiliza información electrónica y tecnología en comunicaciones para brindar atención médica a distancia (1). La Asociación Americana de Telemedicinala define como el intercambio de la información médica de un sitio remoto a otro vía electrónica para mejorar el estado de salud clínico de un paciente (2). La…

Visión de solidaridad La historia de la Asociación Civil Divino Niño Jesús

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Acompáñenos a conocer la historia verdaderamente inspiradora de la Asociación Civil Divino Niño Jesús ADINIJ, a través de su mentora, María Julia de Asmat, una mujer con mucha fe y empuje. Ojalá todos tengamos el coraje y perseverancia para construir una obra social de tal envergadura para los menos favorecidos.   Hace veinte años, la ADINIJ, nació…