Vision Aid Overseas welcomes five new Trustees

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

This September, Vision Aid Overseas welcomed five new Trustees to the Board, including new Chair, Professor Nora Colton. On Saturday 22nd September, Vision Aid Overseas expanded its Board of Trustees from seven to twelve as they welcomed five new Trustees to the charity. Each comes from varying backgrounds and their extensive experience will help to…

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…

Vacancy: Campaign Manager for Our Children’s Vision (UK)

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

Job: Campaign Manager for Our Children’s Vision – UK, Ireland and Northern Europe Location: Based with Vision Aid Overseas, Crawley, West Sussex (with some home-working possible) Full-time, initial one-year contract (with probable extension to two) Competitive salary, some national and international travel required The Role Our Children’s Vision has been gaining momentum over the last few…

Vacancy: Country Director; Ghana (VAO)

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

Location: Accra, Ghana Reports to: Director of Programmes (in the UK) Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience Contract terms: Full time, initially for 12 months with strong likelihood of extension Leave: 25 days holiday per annum plus public holidays Travel requirements: Extensive domestic travel with some international travel required About Vision Closing date: Thursday 21st June 2018 (Interview dates to be confirmed) Vision…

VAO hosts call to action event at House of Commons, London

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 – Vision Aid Overseas hosts a call to action on Universal Eye Health Coverage at the House of Commons, London. Vision Matters: Leave No-One Behind Organised by the international eye care charity Vision Aid Overseas, last night (20th March), a range of International Development charities, MPs, the private sector, donors and High Commissioners…

Vision Aid Overseas looking for Trustees

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

Vision Aid Overseas are seeking a new Trustee who has the attributes to take over as Chair of their Board of Trustees in the autumn of 2018, when the current Chair comes to the end of his term. This is an opportunity to help shape the fortunes of a charity whose work is transforming the…

Jobs: Director of Finance & Administration (UK)

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

Vision Aid Overseas (VAO) is seeking to appoint a new Director of Finance and Administration, who will focus on ensuring that Vision Aid Overseas has the Finance, HR, Facilities and IT services necessary to deliver its mission and achieve its strategic goals.  Reporting directly to the CEO and as part of the Senior Management Team,…

Vision Aid Overseas to expand its Ghana programme

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

Working together with the Ghana Health Service and other NGOs, Vision Aid Overseas plans to expand its programme in Ghana to increase access to affordable eye care services in rural and isolated areas. In Ghana, it is estimated that 95% of the population (approximately 26 million people) do not have access to affordable eye care…

Vision Aid Overseas launches urgent Appeal for Ethiopia

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Vision Aid Overseas has launched an urgent appeal to help train and support 20 final year optometry students at Hawassa University College of Health and Medical Sciences in Ethiopia. With fewer than three qualified optometrists per million in Ethiopia, the charity is seeking to raise a minimum of £9, 950 to help provide essential practical…