VISION 2020 Norway

Who are the members of VISION 2020 Norway? 

VISION 2020 Norway

Currently the following organisations are members:

Norwegian Ophthalmology society, Norwegian Association of Optometry, Norwegian Association of the blind and Partially sighted (NABP), Right to Sight Norway, Department of Optometry and Visual Science, University College of Southeast Norway and Ministry of Health (as observer).

Who are the VISION 2020 Norway Committee Members?

Name Title Organisation

Anne Norvik Jervell

Chair Norwegian Association of Optometry
Terje Iversen Member The Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted
Nina Holst Member

Norwegian Association for Ophthalmologists

Helle Krisine Falkenberg

Member

Department of Optometry and Visual Science, University College of Southeast Norway

Bente Haugom

Member Norwegian Association for Ophthalmologists

Vibeke Sundling

Member Department of Optometry and Visual Science, University College of Southeast Norway

Trine Jacobsen

Member Right to Sight Norway
Odd Bakken (Special Advisor) Observer Ministry of Health

 

What are the major goals of VISION 2020 Norway?

The major goals of VISION 2020 Norway are: 
1. Improve eye-health in Norway
2. Improve quality of professional support for blind and partially sighted in Norway.

Norwegian national flag, source Wikimedia Commons

3. Inclusion, participation and independence for blind and partially sighted people.
4. Contribute to the global VISION 2020 initiative.

How is VISION 2020 Norway governed and supported?

VISION 2020 Norway is approved by the government but receives no financial support from the government. All members of the committee work voluntarily and expenses are covered personally or by member organisation.

Who is eligible to join VISION 2020 Norway?

Any organisation, institution or group involved in or interested in eye health, vision, education and rehabilitation of persons with vision problems.

How do I contact VISION 2020 Norway?

VISION 2020 Norway can be contacted via e-mail: [email protected]