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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.


Vision Friend Sakib Gore Breaks Ground on Revolutionary Social Research and Experience Center

Samit Gore

  • Awareness,
  • Cataract,
  • Eye Care Advocacy,
  • Glaucoma,
  • IAPB,
  • India,
  • Refractive Disorder,
  • Social Enterprise,
  • Social Work,
  • WHO,
  • World Sight Day
Member Story
Diabetic Retinopathy Evidence Gap Map


Diabetic Retinopathy Evidence Gap Map

Bhavisha Virendrakumar / Elena Schmidt / Monicah Bitok

  • Diabetic Retinopathy,
  • Evidence,
  • Evidence gap map,
  • Evidence synthesis,
  • eye health,
  • knowledge gaps,
  • Systematic reviews


Australia launches its World Sight Day Campaign

Drew Keys

  • Caroline Casey,
  • Love Your Eyes,
  • Vision 2020 Australia,
  • World Sight Day


SPECS 2030 Initiative: Collaborating to Achieve the Global Refractive Error Target

Jessica Thompson

  • WHO SPECS 2030 initiative,
  • World Health Organization
Member Story


OCI-Essilor Advanced Myopia Educational Series

Harshada Kale

  • Child Eye Health,
  • Myopia Management,
  • Optometry Council of India
Member Story


Democratizing Corneal Cross-Linking to Transform Global Eye Care

Dr. Mark Hillen

  • Corneal Cross-Linking,
  • CXL,
  • Early Detection,
  • Global Eye Care,
  • Infectious Keratitis,
  • Innovative Eye Care Solutions,
  • Keratoconus,
  • LMIC,
  • Low-to-Middle Income Countries,
  • Portable Medical Devices,
  • Sunlight Cross-Linking


The 22nd Dr E Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific Session – Chennai, India

Ms. Paula Mukherjee

  • Optometry,
  • Optometry Council of India


Through Her Eyes: Women leading the path to progress

Shrikant Ayyangar

  • Vision Centres,
  • Women Empowerment,
  • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Member Story


Teleophthalmology: Accessible, Affordable, and Green Eye Care

Sayantan Mitra

  • Climate Action,
  • Integrated people-centred eye care,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • technology


2030 IN SIGHT LIVE gains momentum with The Fred Hollows Foundation  

  • 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE Mexico,
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation