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IAPB Blog is home to ideas, policy positions, findings, and stories that provides the context for eye health policy and practice. The views, ideas, technologies or policy positions in these blog posts belong to the authors and do not necessarily describe IAPB's position or views on these matters.
Member Story
Women gather to examine the educational materials developed through community workshops as part of the “Empowering Women in Rural India by Debunking Feminine Eye Health Myths” project.

22.09.2022

Dismantling gender barriers to care

Colin Zak

For Operation Eyesight, starting conversations with the communities where we work has been a key step in improving access to eye health services for women and girls. It has also helped us build gender equality when it comes to accessing local health services more generally.  

  • Focus on Gender Equity,
  • gender equality,
  • Gender Equity,
  • Ghana,
  • India,
  • Operation Eyesight,
  • SDG,
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Opinion
Jess at pre-summit in Paris

22.09.2022

Overlooking the Obvious: A Call to Action

Brooke Blanchard

  • Focus on Child Eye Health,
  • School eye health,
  • Transforming Education Summit
Opinion
If you struggle to see, you struggle to learn

22.09.2022

The United Nation’s 2022 Transforming Education Summit

Brooke Blanchard

  • Focus on Child Eye Health,
  • School eye health,
  • Transforming Education Summit
Opinion
Dr Martinez in Mexico speaking at the event

19.09.2022

COLEGIO MEDICO DE OFTALMOLOGOS DEL ESTADO DE JALISCO

Luisa Casas Luque

  • Mexico
Opinion
Event

19.09.2022

COLOMBIAN FEDERATION OF OPTOMETRIST CONGRESS AUGUST 2022

Luisa Casas Luque

  • Colombia,
  • Gender Equity
Member Story
old lady

16.09.2022

Putting Communities First: Reflections on IAPB’s South East Asia Regional Meeting

Dr. Troy Cunningham

  • Global Eye Care,
  • IPEC,
  • partnership,
  • SDG,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • WHO
Opinion
If you struggle to see, you struggle to learn

16.09.2022

Transforming Education – missing a critical piece

Jessica Thompson

  • Focus on Child Eye Health,
  • School eye health
Member Story
Smiling girl with her glasses

15.09.2022

Collaboration and sharing expertise – Meet our new member SeeYou Foundation

Maud Vermeulen

  • Cambodia,
  • Ethiopia,
  • Rwanda,
  • SeeYou Foundation
Love Your Eyes

07.09.2022

Campaigning on a new level to achieve our 2030 in Sight aims

Peter Holland

  • Love Your Eyes,
  • World Sight Day 2022
Junu at One Young World

07.09.2022

One young world 2022 Manchester: A midway experience

Junu Shreshta

  • Focus on Gender Equity,
  • Gender Equity,
  • One Young World,
  • Santen
A2A session

30.08.2022

Breaking down the silos – Beyond eyes and health

Sabrina von Wegerer

  • 2030 In Sight Strategy,
  • Advocacy to Action
Nepali sisters running and playing together share a moment and their smiles with us as we visit their village in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal.

25.08.2022

2030 In Sight for Our Children

Jissa James

  • Child Eye Health,
  • CooperVision,
  • Focus on Child Eye Health