Knowledge (July 2018)

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

Eye Health

  • Khan, A, Engen, L. & Desai H., Leaving No One Behind In Access to Vision: Catalysing Funding for Primary Eye Care, ODI Report, April 2018,
  • Chandana, Traci et al., Association of Mortality with Ocular Diseases and Visual Impairment in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2, Report Number 13, AAO,
  • Thomsen, Bach-Holmin et al., Operating Room Performance Improves after Proficiency-Based Virtual Reality Cataract Surgery Training, AAO,
  • Tham, Neelam et al., Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy: The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study, AAO,
  • Rezvan F, Khabazkhoob M, Hooshmand E, Yekta A, Saatchi M, Hashemi H,Prevalence and Risk Factors of Pterygium: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Survey of Ophthalmology (2018), doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2018.03.001
  • Karani, Wolle, Mkocha, Muñoz & West,Risk Factors for Incidence of Trachomatous Scarring ina Cohort of Women in Low Endemic District, Br J Ophthalmol 2018;102:419–423.
  • SO Baboolal and DP Smit:, South African Eye Study (SAES): ethnic differences in central corneal thickness andintraocular pressure, Eye (2018), 1–8
  • Bourne R, Jonas J, et al., Prevalence and Causes of Vision Loss in High-income Countries and in Eastern and Central Europe in 2015: Magnitude, Temporal Trends and Projections, Br J Ophthalmol. 2018;102:575–585.


  • Shrime, Sleemi & Ravilla, Charitable Platforms in Global Surgery: A Systematic Review of their Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, Sustainability, and Role Training, World J Surg (2015) 39:10–20, DOI 10.1007/s00268-014-2516-0
  • Valentina Iemmi, Lorna Gibson, Karl Blanchet et al. Community-based Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Systematic Review,International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), September 2015
  • Sania Nishtar et al. Time to Deliver: Report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs, The Lancet 2018