Bringing Myopia into Focus for Parents Worldwide

Head of Commercial Operations
Organisation: CooperVision Specialty EyeCare

How CooperVision is Spreading the Word About the Growing Epidemic Slowing the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness, in children doesn’t start with an eye exam. It starts with awareness, often from parents and guardians, around what myopia means for eye health, as well as what can be done to prevent or treat the disease. If…

Virtual Launches of the World Report on Vision

Policy & Advocacy Officer
Organisation: IAPB

Following the launch of the World Report on Vision in October 2019, IAPB had committed to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) to coordinate over 50 World Report on Vision country launches. Since the launch of the World Report on Vision, IAPB have convened eight successful launches. These launches have been critical to the…

World Report on Vision Launch in Canada

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

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the Canadian Ophthalmology Society (COS) held the Canadian launch of the World Report on Vision (WRV) to discuss equitable access to eye health care as part of the Canadian Ophthalmology Society 2020 Annual Meeting on Friday, June 26. The event was also co-sponsored by Canadian…

2018 – Members share their highlights

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB
2018 has been a fantastic year for the IAPB alliance. We finish 2018 with over 150 members and a couple of new members are set to join us early 2019. As this year comes to a close, we wanted to share with you some of the highlights from across the alliance; we asked a cross…