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New report on socio-economic benefits of investing in eyeglasses

Published: 05.07.2016

The World Economic Forum and the EYElliance published Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide, a jointly authored report of collective findings on the urgent need for national governments, the private sector and development partners to substantially increase investment in providing eyeglasses to improve educational outcomes, increase productivity and stimulate the global economy.

Download the report here.

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

EYElliance is a coalition of multisector public, private and non-governmental organization (NGO) partners and stakeholders that collaborate to address the world’s unmet need for eyeglasses.