IAPB and PAHO to hold workshop on Universal Eye Care

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Lima, Peru – A joint workshop on Universal Eye Care in Residency Programmes is being held between Pan American Health Organization and IAPB in Lima on August 8, 2017. This workshop is to bring together the Heads of Residency programmes from across Central and Southern America. The focus will be on discussing mechanisms to improve…

Latin America Regional Meet in Panama

Regional Program Manager – Latin America
Organisation: IAPB

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) convened their annual meeting of eye care managers from Ministries of Health from across Latin America and the Caribbean on 12th and 13th May in Panama City.  This was an important gathering; it was the first meeting following the adoption of the Regional Action Plan for 2014-2019.  Juan Carlos…

Regional Action Plan: PAHO

Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Organisation: IAPB

It’s often difficult to point to tangible and direct outcomes from advocacy actions – but the results from the Latin American Regional workshop hosted by PAHO in April 2013 certainly delivered on eye health.  Supported by IAPB Latin America and Orbis, the three day workshop of Ministry of Health officials, V2020 LA, Orbis, CBM and other…