Guidelines for Eye Health Committees

The success of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight rests on coordinated action by different sections of government, civil society, international partners, donors and the private sector. Countries are advised to set-up a national coordinating mechanism, or a Committee, to develop a national plan and oversee activities for blindness prevention. Specifically, ‘Towards Universal Eye Health: a Global Action Plan 2014-2019’ (adopted…

National Eye Health Coordinator Manual

This manual is intended to help National Eye Health Coordinators (NECs) in developing countries to understand and fulfill their roles. While it is impossible to produce one set of guidelines and suggestions that will be ideal for every country, there are enough similarities in the problems faced that some generalisations are appropriate and useful. It will be up to the individual NECs…