Roadmap of Visual Impairment Control Program in Indonesia 2017-2030

Prevalence of blindness in Indonesia continues to be high. To overcome visual impairment in Indonesia, various efforts are needed including promotive, preventative, curative and rehabilitative action. Participation and contribution from cross-programmer and across sectors, as well as partners, in the implementation of these visual visual impairment control programme are welcome. This roadmap can be used…

Myanmar National Eye Health Plan 2017-2021

The National Eye Heath Plan 2017-2021(NEPH), the country’s first national strategic plan for eye health was launched on 23 March 2017. It will guide and align the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS) and other stakeholders to significantly reduce avoidable blindness and address vision impairment in Myanmar. The purpose of Myanmar's National…

Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Up to 16 Million Americans Have Uncorrected Vision Impairment; Report Calls for Transformation in Population Health Efforts to Eliminate Correctable and Avoidable Vision Impairments by 2030. In 2014, the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multidisciplinary committee to “examine the core principles and public health strategies…