The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly changing the way the health and development communities are working. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus can cause conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has implications for eye health and eye health professionals. Travel restrictions, reprioritisation of health resources and economic consequences are impacting the work of many of our member and partner organisations.

To assist IAPB members, eye health personnel, health professionals and program personnel, IAPB is collating and sharing information and resources specific to eye health and international development in relation to COVID-19. Without much ado, COVID-19 Resources: Here is what we know:

COVID 19 Resources
Eye Health Resources
Eye Health 

Practice guidelines, COVID-19 in Eye Health Practice, Contact Lens Safety.

health resources covid 19

Sites to search live updates, Prevention, Health Promotion, Treatment, Health Services, Online Training.

COVID 19 Resources
International Development 

Impact & Response, Equity, WHO Country guidance, Policy Updates, Humanitarian Response, Funding.

COVID 19 Resources
Vision Impairment News and Blogs

Burden, Inclusion, Resources for people with vision impairment.

Regional Resources COVID 19
Regional Resources 

Region-wise resources and contact details

Page updated: 30 April 2020.