VOSH/International announces new President

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

VOSH/International has appointed Daniel Twelkar as the new President. He will take-over at the 27th VOSH Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on October 27. Twelker’s exceptional humanitarian activities will also be acknowledged in Orlando by the American Academy of Optometry. Twelker has been awarded the Academy’s Brien Holden Humanitarian Award. Dr. Twelker is also President…

Dr Akio Kanai, Recipient of the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award

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

Dr. Akio Kanai, CEO of Fuji Optical, has been announced as the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award winner for 2018 by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), for his efforts in delivering vision care to refugee communities over more than three decades. The award, honoring the memory and work of Professor Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, FAAO,…