New IAPB Report on ‘Universal Eye Health’ launched on World Sight Day

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB
World Sight Day 2013 (WSD) – an international day of awareness about avoidable blindness and its prevention – will mark the launch of a report on Universal Eye Health. 2013 is an important year, as it marks the launch of a new WHO Action Plan on the prevention of avoidable blindness and visual impairment 2014-19. In keeping with…

The L’OCCITANE Sight Award

The L’OCCITANE Foundation is involved in two fields of action: the support for the visually impaired and the promotion of women’s entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso. With an average annual budget of €1,000,000, it supports every year around 15 projects.  Supporting the Visually Impaired As L’OCCITANE is a sensorial brand, its Foundation works with the senses…

Seeing is Believing launches flagship East Africa Child Eye Health project

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Seeing is Believing is bringing together 15 different organisations across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to develop a unified approach to the delivery of child eye-health in the region. USD6.25mn will be invested through the programme with each country receiving a roughly equal amount of funding. The need There is a high need in this region…