Primary Eye Care

Purpose

To advocate for primary eye care at the global, regional, national and district levels.

Achievements to date

Subregional workshops – in Zanzibar for Eastern Africa, Colombo for South East Asia and Gambia for the West Africa;
Broad consensus over the working definition of Primary Eye Care;
Number of countries responding to the call by WHO of integrating Primary Eye Care into Primary Health Care.

Composition

Chair: to be confirmed
Member(s): Adenike Abiose; Harry Brown; Robert Chappell; Joseph Cho; Hannah Faal; Matthew Fagan; Jennifer Gersbeck; Richard Le Mesurier; Kovin Naidoo; G. Chandra Sekhar; Jerry Vincent; Boateng Wiafe