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Join IAPB

The Global Voice for Eye Health

Be part of the global alliance for the eye health sector. Only through collective action will we achieve the systemic change that is needed to improve the lives of over a billion people.  

IAPB membership is open to not-for-profit and for-profit organisations working across and within eye health. IAPB members range from international charities, eye hospitals and academic institutes through to professional bodies and corporates. On behalf of this diverse and unique mix of organisations, we provide a powerful, unified, and trusted voice to end avoidable sight loss. 

How members contribute to the collective mission  

  • Actively support our goal to end avoidable sight loss and drive awareness of eye health around the world. 
  • Lend organisation’s voice and brand towards IAPB advocacy and campaigning at a global, regional, and national level. 
  • Contribute insights and expertise and play a role in developing and strengthening our collective work and knowledge. 
  • Commit as a responsible organisation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals to show your support to the agenda and the intrinsic link to eye health

Find out about the different benefits

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  • Participate in global, regional, and national events and networking 
  • Be part of our global campaigns 
  • Utilise the IAPB brand to connect and influence governments and international bodies. 
  • Use the Vision Atlas data as an advocacy tool for reporting and monitoring progress, and as a resource tool for funding proposals. 

  • Participate in global, regional, and national events and networking
  • Utilise the IAPB brand to connect and influence governments and international bodies.
  • Opportunity for your members to access resources, templates, and tools to support effective country advocacy activities.
  • Opportunity for you and your members to participate in our global campaigns

  • Contribute key opinion insight and play a role in developing and strengthening our work
  • Connect with organisations specialising in different areas of eye health and work together to contribute data and evidence that will help us monitor progress of 2030 In Sight targets
  • Join a member work group or taskforce to share your expertise and help harness our collective knowledge and influence policy.
  • Use the Vision Atlas data as an advocacy tool for reporting and monitoring progress

  • Contribute key opinion insight and play a role in developing and strengthening our work
  • Join a member work group or taskforce to share your expertise, help harness our collective knowledge and influence policy
  • Access digital campaign toolkits and resources to build engagement with your networks.
  • Opportunity to participate in integrating eye health into wider health systems

  • Participate in global, regional, and national events and networking
  • Access digital campaign toolkits and resources to build engagement with your key audiences and networks.
  • Join a member work group or taskforce to share your expertise, help harness our collective knowledge and influence policy.

Our membership pack is also available in Français (French) (PDF, 7 MB) and Español (Spanish) (PDF, 7 MB).

Membership is for organisations only. If you are an individual wanting to contribute towards our collective mission, sign up to be a Love Your Eyes Visionary and fight to raise awareness of accessible, available and affordable eye care for everyone everywhere by 2030.

Frequently asked questions

You can access IAPB Membership FAQs here and please don’t hesitate to contact us below with any other questions.