Bid on the Mascot Package for Liverpool FC to raise funds for SiB

Associate Director, Seeing is Believing Group Public Affairs and Sustainability
Organisation: Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered is continuing its benefit auctions with the Liverpool Football Club (LFC) to raise funds for Seeing is Believing (SiB). After its successful first auction, this time the auction is for the incredible opportunity for your child to be the official mascot for Liverpool FC for their match against Manchester United FC to be…

Vision for a Nation Foundation Chief Executive wins Top Charity Award

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Vision for a Nation Foundation (VFAN) is proud to announce that its CEO, Tom Rosewall, has won top prize in the “Rising Chief Executive” category at the 2016 Third Sector Excellence awards ceremony. The prize is awarded to the chief executive who has made “outstanding contributions to his or her organisation, or the wider sector,…

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD looking for Programme Development Officer

Communications Officer
Organisation: IAPB

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is looking for a Programme Development Officer to work with local teams in focus countries.  As part of the international Programme Development Hub, the Programme Development Officer is to take the lead in developing and growing  long-term partnerships with selected major public and institutional donors –  linked to  LIGHT FOR THE…

The Seva Foundation seeks new Executive Director

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

The Seva Foundation is seeking a new Executive Director to take the helm of the organization  The search is being conducted upon the retirement of Jack Blanks, who has served as the Foundation’s Executive Director for the past 7 years.  Leadership Search Partners is performing this search on an exclusive basis on behalf of Seva…

Community Eye Health Courses by LV Prasad Eye Institute

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

The LV Prasad Eye Institute is offering two courses in Community Eye Health to train human resources in Community Eye Care. 1) Certificate course in Community Eye Health (4 weeks): This programme is scheduled from 14th November (Monday) to 10th December (Saturday) 2016. The classes will be conducted at the LVPEI Gullapalli Pratibha Rao campus,…

The Clearly campaign: why new technology will help the whole world to see

Founder
Organisation: Clearly

The Clearly Campaign has reached another major milestone in our mission to tackle poor vision across the globe. Last month, we announced the 36 breakthrough companies to reach the Clearly Vision Prize semi-final. The semi-finalists – which represent a diverse range of cutting-edge innovations, from artificial intelligence to remote diagnostics and drone technology – will…

Optometry Giving Sight leads coalition in support of World Sight Day Challenge

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices will once again join forces in a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day (October 13th) and the World Sight Day Challenge, which runs throughout September and October. This is the 10th year of the Challenge, which encourages all members of…

Focus Initiative Webinar by Prevent Blindness

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) is conducting a consensus study to examine core principles and public health strategies to reduce visual impairment and promote eye health in the United States.    During this webinar, members of the Study Committee will share…

Head of Finance Maternity cover

Seeing is Believing Project Accountant
Organisation: IAPB

IAPB leads international efforts to prevent blindness. Our vision is of a world in which no-one is needlessly blind or visually impaired and where those with unavoidable vision loss can achieve their full potential. Head of Finance Maternity cover 7 months (December 16 – June 17) Up to £55,000 Flexible hours and other benefits Location…

MDP announces new Director

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Dr. Yao Sodahlon, MD, MSc, will become the next Director of the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP), beginning on October 17, 2016. Yao will replace Dr. Adrian Hopkins, who will be retiring after nearly nine years serving as director of the MDP.Yao has 20 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility focused on global health…

Registrations open for WOC2018 in Barcelona

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Take advantage of early-bird registration rates––the lowest registration rates available––and register now for the June 16–19, 2018, World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2018) in Barcelona, Spain. Ophthalmologists who are a member of an ICO Member Society receive a lower registration rate. For information and to register, go to: www.icoph.org/woc2018/registration. Learn more about WOC2018 at: www.icoph.org/woc2018.   WOC2018…

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Launches Priority Assistive Products List

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

At the 69th World Health Assembly along with other distinguished delegates, H.E. Saira Afzal Tarar and H.E. Margarita Guevara, Health Ministers from Pakistan and Ecuador respectively, launched the WHO Priority Assistive Products List, which is the first step of WHO’s GATE initiative towards improving global access to assistive products for everyone, everywhere. The Priority Assistive…

Optometry Giving Sight History

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Optometry Giving Sight is a global fundraising initiative that specifically targets the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error – simply the need for an eye exam and a pair of glasses.  To know more about Optometry Giving Sight, visit their site . 

Kids See: Success Initiative

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

Leading Eyecare Industry Advocates Team Up to Fight for Mandatory Comprehensive Eye Exams before Students Enter Kindergarten   ‘Kids See: Success’ Initiative Created through a Partnership with Optometry Giving Sight, Vision Impact Institute and VSP Global   As parents prepare for the upcoming school year, they are making sure that their children have all the…

Seeing is Believing (SiB) announces funding for Kenya and China

Communications Officer
Organisation: IAPB

Seeing is Believing (SiB) announces funding for Kenya and China for Seeing is Believing Type 1 projects.  For projects in Kenya, SiB will provide funds up to US$ 600,000 – 80% of total project budget (US$ 750,000). The project can be located anywhere across the country within SiB Type 1 project guidelines. For projects in China, SiB will provide…

Study Finds Vision Loss Due to Diabetes is Rising Globally

Communications Officer
Organisation: IAPB

Diabetes has become one of the top causes of vision loss around the world, according to an article published on August 23, 2016 in Diabetes Care journal by a global consortium led by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale/Davie, Florida, and the Vision and Eye Care Unit at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, United…

Engaging the Private Sector: Everyone’s Business

Regional Program Manager, IAPB Western Pacific
Organisation: IAPB

The private sector is a critical player in eye health: that statement should surprise no-one. Private companies produce and sell lenses, spectacles and devices; private clinics and hospitals provide treatments; private insurance companies sometimes pick up the bill. These inputs have a huge impact on public eye health and blindness prevention. The interesting question is:…