Our modern world is built on our ability to see. Without vision, many of us would struggle to learn, to read, to participate in school, find work and to live life to the fullest. Today, at least 2.2 billion people have a vision impairment and of these, at least 1 billion have a vision impairment that could have been prevented or is yet to be addressed.
This is a summary from IAPB outlining the key points from the World Report on Vision.
The Guide outlines strategies and approaches proposed by WHO that provide practical, step-by-step support to Member States in the planning and implementation of integrated people-centred eye care (IPEC).