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2030 in Sight

Ending Avoidable Sight Loss
2030 in sight


2030 in Sight - an introduction

There are 1.1 billion people around the world living with the consequences of sight loss because they do not have access to eye care services. These are some of the poorest and most marginalised in society. Without change, this will rise to 1.8 billion people by 2050.The ‘2030 in sight’ sets out our strategic plan for the next decade. It builds on so much great work already done, but recognises there is still much more to do.

We will have to work differently to make sure eyesight receives the global political, health and development priority it needs and deserves. The end of avoidable sight loss is now within our grasp and we need to push harder than ever before to help deliver this ambition.



Embed vision as a fundamental, economic, social and development issue.


  • Unlock political will and financing.
  • Set new targets and hold government to account for reaching them.
  • Leverage school and education settings.
  • Target employers.
  • Embrace the full Sustainable Development framework.


Incorporate eye health in wider health care systems.


  • Push for inclusion in Universal Health Coverage.
  • Deliver Integrated People Centred Eye Care.
  • Train and develop a Diverse and Resilient Workforce.
  • Embrace technological solutions.


Drive consumer and market change


  • Campaign on a new level.
  • Tackle negative stereotyping.
  • Build Public-Private partnerships.
  • Create the right regulatory environment.

Download the strategy

The 2030 in sight strategy document lays out the strategic plan in detail. You can also download the summary document to get a quick grasp of the strategy’s ambition.


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Video: Why is this important?

Peter Holland, IAPB’s CEO presents the strategy, and why it is important that all of us sign up to it. Do watch and share!

Photo Credits

Banner: OneSight, Elevate panel thumb: IAPB Italy WSD 2017, Integrate panel thumb: Terry Cooper, Activate panel thumb: Al Baseer Foundation, Karachi WSD 2018