Programa de Atención Ocular Comunitaria en Argentina – Media Luna Oftalmológica

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

El 8 de Enero de 2015 el Comité Consultivo de SightFirst reunido en Phoenix, Arizona, aprobó una donación de más de $580.000 Dólares Estadounidenses para la realización de un proyecto orientado a la prevención de la ceguera principalmente por catarata y retinopatía diabética, así como promoción y educación en atención primaria en salud y atención…

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…

Approved SightFirst Grants August 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

The SightFirst Advisory Committee has approved several SightFirst grants in August 2017. The approved grants are for comprehensive eye care services including cataract, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma treatment, elimination of trachoma and river blindness, uncorrected refractive error in school-children, as well as research grants. Two SightFirst Research grants have been awarded to IAPB for Bhutan…