Working with Lions

Manager, Global Health Initiatives
Organisation: Lions Clubs International Foundation

I recently had the pleasure of attending IAPB’s Council of Members in Hyderabad, India last month. The Council was a fantastic platform to meet partners, organisations and individuals involved in fighting avoidable blindness, as well as initiating new ideas. The Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) actually ran two sessions at the event: a breakfast session…

Delegate Picks for the photo competition from the IAPB Council 2018

Communications Officer
Organisation: IAPB

We asked delegates at the IAPB Council of Members 2018 (15-16 September) to pick their favourite photos from this year’s Photo Competition (which is ongoing)—and we have our picks! Delegate Pick: Professional South Sudan, Rajaf School for the blinds, 2017. A teacher and her pupils as they walk just outside their classrooms during recess. The…

IAPB Members celebrate their first anniversary with us

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

What does it mean to be a member of IAPB? IAPB membership means many things for many members: from the valuable partnerships they’ve forged at IAPB networking events, to the opportunities to be heard on the global stage through our advocacy efforts and relationship with the WHO. Members have benefited from webinars (A couple with…

Kicking off the environmental sustainability workgroup

Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and NYU Tandon School of Engineering

High up in the plains of Kathmandu, Nepal, members of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) met to discuss the future of global eye health, and amongst their discussions was the topic of sustainability. On September 15th, the IAPB held the inaugural meeting of their Environmental Sustainability Work Group in which they…

South East Asia Day at CoM

IAPB South East Asia Regional Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

At IAPB Council of Member’s meeting the South East Asia (SEA) Day was attended by almost 300 participants from over 70 organisations throughout the globe. It is considered as one of the biggest IAPB CoM meeting. The meeting was divided into seven sessions: Setting the tone, Cataract, Glaucoma, Uncorrected Refractive Error, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cornea and…

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunity at Council of Members

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

  The IAPB  Council of Members provides an invaluable opportunity for eye care manufacturers and NGOs to make new connections, display products, promote their work to key decision makers from around the globe and sponsor key IAPB initiatives such as the Vision Atlas and Eye Health Heroes.   Besides, many opportunities for your organisation to host…