Regional Action Plan for Universal Eye Health: Eastern Mediterranean

The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, in collaboration with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness – Eastern Mediterranean Region (IAPB-EMR), IMPACT EMR and Prevention of Blindness Union (PBU) organized a regional workshop on WHO Global Action Plan 2014-2019 ‘Towards Universal Eye Health’ and Child Eye Health, from 18 to 20 March 2014 in Cairo, Egypt. 

The objective of the workshop was to guide Member States on developing and implementing national plans of avoidable blindness 2014-2019 in line with the WHO Global Action Plan ‘Towards Universal Eye Health’ within the framework of the health system. 

This summary report on the Regional workshop is to guide Eastern Mediterranean Region Member States on developing and implementing national plans of Avoidable Blindness 2014-2019 in line with the WHO Action Plan ‘Towards Universal Eye Health’ within the framework of the Health System.