The Power of the Collective: Ghana Eye Health Consortium

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

IAPB believes “that by working together we have far greater chances of achieving change than any one organisation can alone.” To this end, IAPB actively seeks partnerships and collaboration with others as an effective means to achieve its vision. Partnerships and collaboration are often spoken about as ways to achieve greater impact, but it isn’t…

Membership Mapping – mapping where you work

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB

As many of our members will know, CEO Peter Holland has been conducting member calls giving all members an opportunity to speak with him directly on matters that effect their organisation. We’ve had an overwhelming response, and the feedback has given IAPB a lot to consider. One area that kept cropping up with every member…

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…

Noor Dubai Launches Annual Report 2017

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

Press release: More than 27 million people from all over Africa and Asia have benefited from the free treatment and preventive programmes, which include the provision of surgeries, eyeglasses, and medication, conducted by the Noor Dubai Foundation since its inception in 2008. As a member of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and the…

IAPB Vision Atlas: An Update

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

It’s been an incredible few months for the IAPB Vision Atlas since we re-launched it on World Sight Day 2017. In the last weeks of December, we also managed to publish and ship physical copies of the Vision Atlas to IAPB members. You should all have received copies, and the response has been very positive–some…

Community Eye Health Courses: LVPEI 2017

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

One of the major problems in prevention, accurate diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases is the lack of trained human resources. To address this issue, the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is offering two courses in Community Eye Health. Diploma in Community Eye Health (DCEH) The course aims to impart knowledge and skills required…