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World Health Assembly Resolution

IAPB together with its members successfully championed a World Health Assembly Resolution on integrated people-centred eye care.

The resolution, adopted in August 2020, was led by Australia and Indonesia and co-sponsored by more than 40 countries. The resolution urges all Member States to implement the recommendations of the World Report on Vision, and specifically to:

The resolution also asks the WHO Director-General to increase support to countries in implementing the recommendations of the World Report on Vision; support the creation of a global research agenda for eye health; and to work with Member States to develop global targets on eye health for 2030 at the 74th World Health Assembly in 2021.

Please click here to view the resolution.