Celebrating International Days in March 2018

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

IAPB members came together to celebrate not one but three International Health Days this month. International Women’s Day – 8 March Our Members came together on International Women’s Day to #PressForProgress and talk about the challenges they face while striving for Gender Equity in the Eye Health Community. Thanks to our Member and Patron contributors:…

IAPB Italy promotes World Glaucoma Week 2018

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

Getting your eye-sight checked regularly in order to avoid visual damage is important especially if you are at risk for glaucoma. This year 94 Italian cities have come together for World Glaucoma Week (11 to 17 March 2018), the greatest number ever, with free public initiatives. Promoted by IAPB Italy and arranged with the local…

World Sight Day to be celebrated in 100 Italian cities

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

Ophthalmic prevention is lighting up all over Italy for World Sight Day that will be celebrated on October 12th.  About 100 Italian cities will participate in many free initiatives: leaflets and gadgets will be distributed to everybody and free eye check-ups will be performed in more than 30 cities. A series of public meetings with…