IAPB Group A Members

Brien Holden Vision Institute

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Through collaborations with leading research and industry organisations the Brien Holden Vision Institute works to develop innovative vision correction products for the treatment of the most common eye conditions. It also seeks to apply its vision research more broadly in other medical applications. In partnership with local governments, health care providers, education institutions and communities,…

CBM

CBM is one of the leading international development agencies for people with disabilities. It supports the provision of services to persons with visual, hearing and physical impairment in more than 113 developing countries. CBM assists persons with disabilities regardless of their nationality, gender, or religion. Key areas of work prevention and cure of blindness education…

International Council of Ophthalmology

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world. Mission The International Council of Ophthalmology works with ophthalmologic societies and others to enhance ophthalmic education and improve access to the highest quality eye care in order to preserve and restore vision for the people of the world. World Alliance…

Light for the World

Light for the World is a European confederation of national development NGOs committed saving eyesight, improving the quality of life and advocating for the rights of person with disabilities in the underprivileged regions of our world – irrespective of gender, origin, ethnic descent or religion. Prevention of Blindness and Restoring of Eye Sight is the…

Lions Clubs International Foundation

The 1.3 million men and women Lions clubs members in 205 countries and geographic areas conduct vision and health screenings, build parks, support eye hospitals, empower the disabled, assist youth, provide help in time of disasters and much more. Since 1968, Lions Clubs International Foundation has provided grant funding to Lions for large-scale humanitarian projects.…

Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center

Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center (SEDPTC) is a municipal public health institution providing primary eye care for the population of Shanghai province. It has the most comprehensive three-level network of public health system for prevention and treatment of eye diseases and has become the provincial center with the strongest capacity for preventing and…

Sightsavers

Sightsavers is a Founding Member of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight. Sightsavers is the UK’s largest charity working with local partners to prevent and cure blindness in over 30 countries across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Since its formation over 50 years ago Sightsavers has restored sight to over 5 million individuals and has…

The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation works for a world where no one is needlessly blind and Indigenous Australians enjoy the same health and life expectancy as other Australians. The vision of The Fred Hollows Foundation is for a world where no one is needlessly blind, and Indigenous Australians enjoy the same health and life expectancy as…

World Blind Union

The World Blind Union (WBU) is a non-political, non-religious, non-governmental and non-profit-making organisation, representing over 160 million blind and partially sighted persons in 177 member countries. It is the internationally recognized organisation speaking on behalf of blind and partially sighted persons at the international level. The World Blind Union does not provide direct services or…

World Council of Optometry

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The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is an international organisation dedicated to the enhancement and development of eye and vision care worldwide. Representing 250,000 optometrists from 75 member organisations in over 40 countries, the WCO serves as a forum for member organisations to respond to public health needs and opportunities around the world. The WCO…