Celebrating China National Sight Day: A round-up

Regional Program Manager, Western Pacific
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

“We have fifteen doctor, twenty three eye nurses and two technicians. But we only have one professor, so we’re just a small provincial hospital,” laments Dr Wang as he tours me around the Dali Hospital in Western Yunnan. “That’s why we’re so happy you came to visit us, so that people will know that anyway…

SightLife names Josie Noah as Chief Global Officer and Jim McCorkle as Chief Operating Officer

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: Seattle, WA (May 7, 2019) –  SightLife, the nonprofit global health organization dedicated to eliminating corneal blindness, announced that Josie Noah has been named Chief Global Officer (CGO) and Jim McCorkle has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). “Having Josie and Jim serve as executives at SightLife makes me even more confident that…

Vacancy: Chief Global Officer

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

SightLife is seeking an experienced Chief Global Officer (CGO). The global health organization is looking for a chief global officer capable of maintaining their status as the world leader in addressing corneal blindness in an ever-changing landscape, not only with a proven track record of health systems development in low and middle income countries, but…

Vacancy: Senior Director, Global Clinical Training and Prevention Program

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

SightLife is looking to fill the position of Senior Director, Global Clinical Training and Prevention Program. The Senior Director of Global Clinical Training and Prevention Programs will oversee strategy and programme implementation across SightLife’s geographies. With in-country staff and partners, the Senior Director will advance existing programmes and develop systems and processes for scale. This role reports…

IAPB members celebrate World Sight Day 2018: a social media round-up

Communications Coordinator
Organisation: IAPB

This year’s World Sight Day is just past (11th October 2018 to be exact). World Sight Day was celebrated across the IAPB membership with press conferences, walks, outreach activities, events with MoH, and more, and we loved seeing all of your celebrations and tags on social media. We have already received emails from many of…

Eye Bank of Ethiopia Celebrates 15 Years of Service

Communications Manager
Organisation: Himalayan Cataract Project

Partners in eye care, Orbis International, Himalayan Cataract Project and SightLife honor milestone for the highest volume eye bank in sub-Saharan Africa. For the past 15 years the Eye Bank of Ethiopia has worked tirelessly to reverse corneal blindness in the country through the collection and processing of donor corneas. Founded through an agreement between…

Eye Banking: SightLife’s Best Practices Guide

Director of Latin America Operations and Advocacy Program
Organisation: SightLife

Luis Perez, Director of Advocacy, Claire Bonilla, CEO and Josie Noah, Vice-President of the Global Program at SightLife on their recently released best practices guide. The global community has made steady advances in the drive to eliminate needless blindness over the last several decades. A key driver for this progress has been to engage national…