10GA Videos: Symposia

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

The IAPB 10th General Assembly was a great opportunity to come together, share knowledge and strengthen alliances. You can now access the three Symposia videos, below:  Symposium 1: Better health for Africa: the critical shortage of health workers Symposium 1: Better health for Africa: the critical shortage of health workers from IAPB on Vimeo.  …

Committing to Universal Eye Health

IAPB
Organisation: IAPB

The “Commitment to promote Universal Eye Health and eliminate blinding NTDs” was launched at the Celebration ceremony of the  IAPB 10th General Assembly. The General Assembly comes at a critical time in the implementation of the Global Action Plan on Universal Eye Health 2014-2019, which was adopted unanimously in the 66th World Health Assembly in…

Take the survey on ‘Sustainability’ in eye care

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Climate change represents the biggest global public health threat of the 21st Century and the provision of healthcare can have a negative impact on the environment. Many industries and organisations are now measuring their carbon footprint and the detrimental impact of their practices on the local health of their populations. Some have developed successful strategies…

Durban Calling

Director of Development
Organisation: IAPB

10GA. Some of you are possibly thinking that the next Assembly – 18-20 September 2016 – is ages away. But the IAPB team are determined that we will build on the success of Hyderabad 2012 and that means starting our planning even earlier this time round. Alessandro Di Capua, IAPB’s Membership Manager, will be playing…

IAPB Board meets in Singapore

Membership Manager
Organisation: IAPB

The IAPB Board of Trustees met in Singapore on 28-29 March for their first meeting of 2014. The meeting began with the formal approval of new members (listed below) and appointment of new trustees. Peter Ackland gave the CEO report, in which he highlighted the development of an infographic and short video to support advocacy…