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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.


Lack Of Evidence Fails Indigenous People Worldwide

Jacqueline Ramke / Hugh Bassett

  • Indigenous Eye Health,
  • International Centre for Eye Health,
  • Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health
Community eyes camp for all local people in Hung Yen province, Vietnam.


August 2021 Integrated People-Centred Eye Care Round Up

IAPB Knowledge Management team

  • IPEC


August 2021 COVID-19 and Eye Health Round Up

IAPB Knowledge Management team

  • COVID-19
A resident cleaning the slit lamp chin rest for a patient waiting to be examined next.


VISION 2020 India’s focus areas

Phanindra Babu Nukella

  • India
checking temperature


Bangladesh Eye Care Service Assessment 2019

H.M. Enayet Hussain / Munir Ahmed

Mr Vinod Daniel, CEO, India Vision Institute and Vision and Road Safety Taskforce members


India Vision Institute prioritises Vision and Road Safety

Shekhar Nambiar

  • India Vision Institute
A man puts on a school boy's glasses


Situation analysis of South East Asia to adopt the UHC eye health indicators: eCSC and eREC

Yuddha Dhoj Sapkota

Globally, millions of people are blind or have low vision due to lack of access to spectacles, resulting in impaired quality of life.

  • eCSC,
  • IPEC,
  • RAAB
Dr Das


IAPB South-East Asia region achievements from 2012-20

Taraprasad Das

  • Bhutan,
  • Maldives,
  • Orbis International,
  • Seva Foundation,
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation,
  • Timor-Leste
Rohit Khanna


Improving eye health status in SEA Region

Rohit Khanna

  • India,
  • Integrated people-centred eye care,
  • LV Prasad Eye Institute,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • UN resolution,
  • World Report on Vision


Community Eye Care in Nepal in the Era of COVID-19

Samara Andrade / Kieran S O’Brien / Ravindra Shaky

  • COVID-19,
  • Nepal,
  • Seva Foundation,
  • SightLife,
  • South East Asia


Reflecting back on the 2020 Eye Health Hero Programme

Rachael Bourke

  • Allergan,
  • Eye Health Heroes,
  • Eye Health Heroes 2020