Other impacts of COVID-19 on vision and eye health
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World Health Organisation updates
Considerations for implementing and adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19. Ann update to the interim guidance published on 4 November 2020 entitled “Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19”. Public health and social measures (PHSM) have proven critical to limiting transmission of COVID-19 and reducing deaths. PHSM include non-pharmaceutical individual and societal interventions to control COVID-19. This updated version introduces considerations for relaxation of some PHSM for individuals with natural or vaccine-induced immunity. WHO/2019-nCoV/Adjusting_PH_measures/2021.1
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.