IAPB Highlights 2013

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

The IAPB Highlights 2013 provides you with an overview of achievements and activities IAPB and the membership have collectively brought about or contributed to over the past year. In his foreword to the publication, Bob McMullan, IAPB President, writes, “(2013) has seen some landmark achievements due to the outstanding work of member organisations, key individuals and IAPB…

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…