Focus on Eye Health: National Summit

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, private sector, and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Prevent Blindness will host the sixth annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit.

The Summit will include a variety of presentations related to this year’s theme, “What’s in Sight?”

Expected attendees include patient advocates, community-based organizations, national vision and eye health organisations, government agencies, and policymakers. Follow the event on Twitter at #eyesummit.

In response to the recent release of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Report, “Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative:  Vision for Tomorrow,” the agenda will feature discussions around key pillars of public health such as health policy, surveillance, health promotion, and state/community programmes.
Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 7:30am-3:30pm
Venue:  National Press Club in Washington, DC
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