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Global action for eye health

IAPB is the overarching alliance for the global eye health sector, with more than 150 organisations in over 100 countries working together for a world where everyone has universal access to eye care.

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Global action for eye health

IAPB is the overarching alliance for the global eye health sector, with more than 150 organisations in over 100 countries working together for a world where everyone has universal access to eye care.

About IAPB

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World Sight Day

World Sight Day 2022

World Sight Day is on Thursday 13 October 2022 and we are focusing the world’s attention on the importance of eye care.

Members Directory

Connect with over 150 members working in 150 countries across the IAPB network.

IAPB Regions

Regions

IAPB works with stakeholders across the global network of seven regions.

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IAPB Vision Atlas

Vision Atlas

The IAPB Vision Atlas presents the very latest eye health data and evidence.

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IAPB Valued Supplier Scheme

Valued Supplier Scheme

Our ambition is to help buyers to make informed procurement decisions from IAPB Valued Suppliers.

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Join IAPB

Join IAPB

We present an opportunity to change the world for the better—and you can play a role.

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Advocacy Hub

IAPB’s advocates for the integration of eye health within health systems, so that everyone, everywhere has access to eye care.

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2030 in Sight

The end of avoidable sight loss is now within our grasp and 2030 IN SIGHT outlines how we can push harder than ever before to deliver on this ambition.

27.07.22
Blog

IPEC Advocacy Toolkit is out!

The toolkit helps guide and support eye health advocates around the world for advocating implementation of IPEC in countries.

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Driving a truck
05.07.22
News

2022 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Global Road Safety

Eye health is included in the Political Declaration of this High-Level Meeting.

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CHOGM22
26.06.22
News

Commonwealth Leaders make landmark commitment on child eye health

Leaders committed to ‘access to screenings and affordable vision treatments, especially for children’.

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UN resolution passed!
23.07.21
News

UN General Assembly commits countries to eye care for all by 2030

UN adopts resolution supporting eye health for the 1.1 b people living with preventable sight loss.

Advocacy Hub

Key resources to support advocacy for global eye health.

IAPB Regions

Regions

IAPB works with stakeholders across the global network of seven regions.

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Vision Atlas

The IAPB Vision Atlas presents the very latest eye health data and evidence.

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Eye health and the Sustainable Development Goals

IAPB’s advocacy recognises eye health as both a health and development issue.

Join IAPB

Join IAPB

We present an opportunity to change the world for the better — and you can play a role.

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World Sight Day 2022
09.07.21
News

2021 World Sight Day theme announced

IAPB and its members are calling on everyone to focus on their eye health in a global campaign – #LoveYourEyes

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School girl with glasses
23.03.21
News

More time indoors damaging health in Europe

Increased time spent indoor was identified as the leading factor for the increase of myopia

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17.02.21
News

Vision loss could be treated in one billion people worldwide

More than a billion people worldwide are needlessly living with treatable vision impairment.

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Eye Conditions

Learn about the eye diseases the cause vision loss around the world.

Vision Atlas

The IAPB Vision Atlas presents the very latest eye health data and evidence.

IAPB Regions

Regions

IAPB works with stakeholders across the global network of seven regions.

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World Report On Vision

The World Health Organization’s first World Report on Vision represents a highly significant landmark.

VISION 2020

VISION 2020 has created a major focus on eye health in the countries and districts where action is needed.

Members Directory

Find members working in the same country as you, and connect with members across the network.

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Introduction to IPEC training course

A free, self-paced elearning course about what integrated people-centred eye care is, and how to achieve it.

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01.08.22
Blog

IAPB Launches Knowledge Hub to Accelerate Action

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24.05.22
News

IAPB launches WHO Eye Care Guide for Action in next step towards universal access to eye health

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Vision Atlas

The IAPB Vision Atlas presents the very latest eye health data and evidence.

Knowledge Hub

An online curation of the most relevant evidence, information, key opinions, experiences, and resources in global eye health.

IAPB Regions

Regions

IAPB works with stakeholders across the global network of seven regions.

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Resource Library

Resource Library

Browse IAPB's library of resources and publications.

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IAPB Valued Supplier Scheme

Valued Supplier Scheme

Our ambition is to help buyers to make informed procurement decisions from IAPB Valued Suppliers.

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Join IAPB

Join IAPB

We present an opportunity to change the world for the better—and you can play a role.

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11.08.21
News

Launch of Eye Health Heroes 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Eye Health Heroes programme are open!

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UN resolution passed!
23.07.21
News

UN General Assembly commits countries to eye care for all by 2030

The United Nations resolution on vision is historic and marks a new chapter in the alliance's efforts...

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World Sight Day 2022
09.07.21
News

2021 World Sight Day theme announced

The theme--and our photo competition--are now live!

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25.03.21
News

Launch of new IAPB Valued Supplier Scheme website

Aim is to help buyers, particularly those from low- and middle- income countries, make informed procurement decisions

Members Directory

Find members working in the same country as you, and connect with members across the network.

Vision Atlas

The IAPB Vision Atlas has been updated with the latest prevalence and causes data from VLEG.

IAPB Regions

Regions

IAPB works with stakeholders across the global network of seven regions.

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vision excellence awards

Vision Excellence Awards

The Vision Excellence awards recognise contributions to advocacy, innovation, programme implementation, institution-building and disease control.

IAPB Valued Supplier Scheme

Valued Supplier Scheme

Our ambition is to help buyers to make informed procurement decisions from IAPB Valued Suppliers.

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Join IAPB

Join IAPB

We present an opportunity to change the world for the better—and you can play a role.

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Banner 1: “Gam after cataract surgery”, Geoff Oliver Bugbee, Orbis International  Banner 2: Shabana Shahzad, LRBT