IAPB Webinars: Sustain the Environment and Save Costs

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

Tackling climate change is a key agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Providing Healthcare has a significant impact on climate change on account of high energy use, procurement of goods and services, transport of staff and patients and generation of complex waste. Ophthalmology is one of the high volume outpatient specialties, wherein patients end up…

Welcoming 2018 at Seeing is Believing

Project Officer, Seeing is Believing
Organisation: IAPB

2017 was an exciting year for Seeing is Believing (SiB).  As of December 2017, there are 49 active projects in 27 countries. Highlights from 2017 included the successful close out of some of our large East Africa Child Eye Health consortium projects, click here to find out the impact they had. We have now implemented 167 eye…

Kicking off the environmental sustainability workgroup

Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and NYU Tandon School of Engineering

High up in the plains of Kathmandu, Nepal, members of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) met to discuss the future of global eye health, and amongst their discussions was the topic of sustainability. On September 15th, the IAPB held the inaugural meeting of their Environmental Sustainability Work Group in which they…

SiB Webinars – Sustainability

Project Officer, Seeing is Believing
Organisation: IAPB

At Seeing is Believing (SiB), we are always keen to find innovative ways to share learning from SiB projects and build networks between partners. Based on the success of our webinars held in 2016, we decided to continue this exciting learning opportunity. In April 2017 we held webinars on the theme of sustainability.  The aims of…