COVID-19 Video: Managing Inequalities

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

 Vulnerable Populations: Indigenous Eye Health and Covid-19: Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are three times more likely to be blind or vision impaired than other Australians and they are less likely to be able to access essential services such as cataract treatment. Despite inequities such as these, less than 1% of Covid-19…

COVID-19 Video: Considerations for Ageing Populations

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

As this vulnerable population faces heightened risk for serious health complications due to COVID-19, we will look at the impact of COVID-19 on ageing populations and explore the key supports and services to protect eye health and vision during the pandemic. We have three videos on the topic, “Considerations for Ageing Populations”, an interview with…

Webinar: Eye health and COVID-19: the response at United Nations

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

Eye Health and COVID-19: the Response at the United Nations On Tuesday 9th June We are also delighted to announce a webinar on “Eye health and COVID-19: the response at United Nations” with Ambassador Aubrey Webson, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the UN, and Chair of the UN Friends of Vision; Robert Skinner, Executive Director at…

World Glaucoma Week marked by a webinar for Africa

Regional Programme Coordinator
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

IAPB recently marked World Glaucoma Week with its Focus On: Glaucoma initiative for the second year running. At a time that has been very difficult for many people, the eye health community came together to raise awareness of the world’s largest cause of irreversible blindness particularly in Africa where it is most prevalent.  Thank you…

DR Barometer Webinar: From Evidence to Action – Good Practices from the DR Community

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

Diabetic retinopathy (DR), is a sight-threatening complication of diabetes, and among the leading causes of blindness and vision impairment around the world. The DR Barometer Community is a global action network of thought leaders and organizations who are working together to improve the vision health outcomes of adults with diabetes through interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge…

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…

Focus On Glaucoma Webinar: Africa

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
As part of our activities to mark World Glaucoma Week 2019, IAPB presents four webinars to cover the regions of North America, Africa, South East Asia and China/West Pacific for members and partnering organisations to take part in during 10-16 March 2018. The Africa Webinar will focus on Open Angle Glaucoma: Timing: March 13th – 15:00-16:00…

Webinar: WHO Core Competencies in Africa

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB
To mark Africa Day on 25 May 2018, IAPB invites you to the webinar: WHO Core Competencies in Africa. Simona Manchiotti, Consultant WHO AFRO and Michael Gichangi, Head, Ophthalmic Services Unit, Ministry of Health, Kenya will be discussing the validation of "WHO Regional Core Competencies for Eye Heath Workers" in the Africa Region. IAPB Africa's Simon Day,…

Future SiB Newsletter Webinars

Project Officer, Seeing is Believing
Organisation: IAPB

Based on the ongoing success of the SiB webinars, we will be arranging the next batch in October 2017, with gender as the theme, do get in touch if you would be interested in presenting. If you would like to watch recordings of previous SiB webinars, please click here. SiB Newsletters The topics for the January…