IAPB: A year in photos 2018

Membership & Fundraising Officer
Organisation: IAPB
January IAPB Gender Equity work group established What a fantastic way to start the year! With The Fred Hollows Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Seva Foundation, Helen Keller International and Sightsavers at the helm, the group provides an important forum for raising awareness, sharing ideas and disseminating evidence on gender equity approaches. A New Ray…

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…

Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC partner to tackle avoidable blindness

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

Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC have teamed up to help eliminate avoidable blindness through the Bank’s flagship community programme, Seeing is Believing, for the sixth year in a row. Two days after World Sight Day, on Saturday 14th October, the Reds will take to the pitch at Anfield wearing the Seeing is Believing logo on…

Seeing is Believing launches Phase 3 Innovation Fund

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Press Release 24 July 2017, London – Standard Chartered’s Seeing is Believing programme, a collaboration between the bank and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), has launched the third phase of its Innovation Fund, expanding four existing projects and awarding grants to six new projects. Launched in 2013, the fund encourages innovators…

Child Sight in Vietnam

Associate Director, Programme, Seeing is Believing Group Public Affairs and Sustainability
Organisation: Standard Chartered

Kate Woodhead from Standard Chartered Bank writes about her recent visit to a Seeing is Believing (SiB) project in Vietnam. In April this year I was lucky enough to visit one of our two active Seeing is Believing (SiB) projects in Vietnam – the Fred Hollows Foundation’s Viet Nam Child Eye Care Project. Approximately 2.6…

CHOGM 2015: A ‘Time to See’

Director of Advocacy and Commonwealth Engagement
Organisation: Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Trust

Picture from Standard Chartered Bank’s ‘Urban Eye Care Programme’ in Nigeria. Picture by Sam Faulkner, part of the ‘Time to See’ Exhibition. Did you know that there is an app that turns your smartphone into a spirit level? This valuable piece of information was imparted to us in Malta last month by a busy and…