Módulo Baja Visión

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

Coordina: Francisco Martínez Castro. Sub-coordinators: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Castañeda, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román Comentadores: Dra. Roxana Urdapilleta. Objetivo: Conocer la Epidemiología. Promover la importancia de la detección y referencia temprana de la Baja Visión. Compartir experiencia para generar una cultura de Rehabilitación Visual. Conocer los retos…

Módulo de Catarata I

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

Coordina: Dr. Jaime Macías Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher, Dr. Juan Pablo Olivares Comentadores: Dra. Azyade Camacho, Dra. Cristina Mendoza. Objetivos: Conocer La epidemiologia Identificar las mejores opciones costo/beneficio en cirugía de catarata Compartir…

Módulo de Catarata II

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

Coordina: Dra. Sandra de la Cruz Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher Comentadores: Dra. Azyade Camacho, Dra. Cristina Mendoza. Objetivos: Comprender: • La prevalencia de cataratas en México: ¿es el resultado del acceso limitado a la…

Módulo de Simuladores quirúrgicos

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

Coordina: Dr. Juan Alberto López Ulloa Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Pamela González Daher Comentador: Dr. Ivo Ferreira, Dr. Francisco Alvarado. Objetivos: Este módulo pretende explorar el papel actual de los simuladores quirúrgicos en el entrenamiento de…

Módulo de Queratocono

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

Coordina: Dra. Diana Álvarez Melloni Subcoordinadores: Dr. Ellery M. López – Star, Dra. Victoria Carranza, Dr. Van C. Lansingh, Dr. Jesús Jiménez Román, Dr. Francisco Martínez Castro, Dra. Bethania López – Star, Dra. Diana Álvarez – Melloni Comentador: Dr. Andrew Olivo, Dr. Alejandro Litchtinger. Objetivos: Conocer la epidemiología actual de los pacientes con queratocono, así…

Módulo de Conclusiones

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

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Noticias: Boletín Trimestral Marzo 2020

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

Ante la Pandemia Recomendaciones de la Sociedad Mexicana de Oftalmología Comunicado de la Sociedad Colombiana de Oftalmología Recursos COVID-19: esto es lo que sabemos Un ejemplo de compromiso Primera Parte: “Voyages of Captain Cook of Madurai – (1996 – 2015)“ Prof. V. Srinivasan, Professor of Physics and NCC Officer, highest rank held – Captain The American…

Accessible Books Consortium: 500,000 Titles Now Available for Cross-Border Exchange

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

The Accessible Books Consortium’s (ABC) Global Book Service has passed a major milestone, with half a million accessible works now available for cross-border, clearance-free exchange to benefit people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled. WIPO’s ABC Global Book Service is an online catalogue for the international exchange of accessible books by participating libraries…

IAPB Members Speak Out on COVID-19

Membership Services Manager
Organisation: IAPB
The current COVID-19 situation is effecting us in our home lives, and within our working lives through the projects that we are working on in order to help others. We have reached out to our members to ask them, how it is affecting their work. We hope to keep updating this page. SIGHTSAVERS Amid the…

OneSight looks to technology and new partners to continue to bring clear sight in trying times

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB
Press Release: — The COVID-19 global pandemic is, and should be, a top priority around the globe. With some vision centers closed and programming temporarily halted for OneSight, they are working to make sure there are still ways to care for patients in need, while keeping everyone safe, which requires some innovation and help. This is…

COVID-19 Resources: Here is what we know

Head of Knowledge
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic is rapidly changing the way the health and development communities are working. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus can cause conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has implications for eye health and eye health professionals. Travel restrictions, reprioritisation of health resources and economic…

COVID-19 Ressources

Head of Knowledge
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

La nouvelle pandémie de coronavirus (COVID-19) de 2019 modifie rapidement le fonctionnement des communautés de santé et de développement. Étant donné la proximité des professionnels de la santé oculaire avec les patients lors des examens oculaires et les rapports selon lesquels le virus peut provoquer une conjonctivite, COVID-19 a des implications pour la santé oculaire…

Partnering for Purpose: Why We’re Collaborating with IAPB

President, CooperVision Specialty EyeCare Division
Organisation: CooperVision

At CooperVision, our purpose is to help improve the way people see each day. That’s why we have chosen to become a Global Patron of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), helping bring even greater awareness to eye health issues. Through partnerships, advocacy efforts and a breadth of knowledge, IAPB is a…

Marking World Glaucoma Week 2020 and more in March

Membership Services Manager
Organisation: IAPB

We recently marked World Glaucoma Week (8th-14th March) with our Focus On: Glaucoma initiative. At such a difficult time, the eye health community came together to raise awareness of the third leading cause of blindness. There is currently a lot of pressure on health professionals, and we are very grateful to everybody who contributed and…

Message from Prevent Blindness on COVID-19

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

For everyone’s health and safety, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other doctors are being urged to see only patients for urgent or emergent problems during the coronavirus pandemic. This is important for two reasons: To limit contact between patients and staff in offices, waiting rooms, exams rooms, and surgical facilities to reduce the spread of the coronavirus;…

Corneal donation in times of the COVID 19 pandemic

Managing Director
Organisation: German Society for Tissue Transplantation

March 2020, Hannover, Germany – Even in times of the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic, the donation and transplantation of tissues such as the cornea of the eye can be carried out. With an adapted donor screening, further precautions and the commitment of about 80 employees, the German Society for Tissue Transplantation (DGFG) maintains the supply of safe…

Coming together as a sector

Membership Services Manager
Organisation: IAPB

These are uncertain times. The COVID-19 outbreak has upended our personal and professional lives, not to mention the millions whose lives are at risk today. As countries come to a standstill and refocus all efforts on fighting this virus, the eye health sector is facing unprecedented challenges. As Peter Holland noted in his CEO note…

Optometry in Malaysia during COVID-19

Optometrist (Public Health)
Organisation: Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on 11th March 2020, Malaysia had already had a significant number of positive cases. Following this, the Prime Minister announced the Movement Control Order from 18th March 2020 to 31th March 2020 (which has now been extended to 14th April 2020). Optometrists around the…

How Optometrists Help in the Battle Against Myopia

In 2005 I started Ortho Keratology – the wearing of contact lenses overnight to flatten the cornea – and produce a myopic defocus – thereby making it possible to control the progression of nearsightedness . Since it was something novel at that time , patients and even colleagues in the profession raised their eyebrows and…