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The year 2020 was intended to be a landmark year for the eye health sector – but the culmination of VISION 2020 was overshadowed by the massive impact of the pandemic. What a year! Millions of people, including staff, donors and supporters, have caught and suffered from the virus.
Bob McMullan, IAPB’s President on looking to the future: The year 2020 was intended to be a landmark year for the eye health sector – but the culmination of VISION 2020 was overshadowed by the massive impact of the pandemic. The pandemic has seen IAPB’s online efforts flourish in new directions: we are now a virtual platform…
2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year. The world is nearing the end of one of the most tumultuous years on record. Yet the international battles against COVID-19 and racial inequality are only part of 2020’s narrative. In spite of these challenges, the eye health sector has seen change delivered, progress made and milestones achieved of which we can all be proud.
IAPB is many things and resilient is one of them. 2020 was meant to be a very different year and we have been challenged as never before in our lifetime. We have adapted in creative ways, followed the science and government directives, and collaborated to continue implementing our sight-saving programmes…