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Vision Excellence Awards: Christian Garms

Christian Garms

Christian Garms is an ex-President of IAPB and also headed CBM before that. Mr Garms showed extraordinary leadership spanning 20 years; first as a convenor of the 5th General Assembly in Berlin; a board member as the representative of CBM; founding chairman of the Task Force for Prevention of Blindness; and finally during his tenure as IAPB President; and of his pivotal role in the creation of “VISION 2020: The Right to Sight” initiative and collaboration with the World Health Organization. He also received the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his services at the IAPB 9th General Assembly in Hyderabad, India.