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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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28.05.21
News

World health leaders adopt two new ambitious global eye health targets for 2030

The targets cement the WHO global strategy to address the huge unmet need in eye care

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School eye screening
05.03.21
Blog

Vision for Everyone: Unlocking Human Potential

The UN Friends of Vision hosted the launch of Vision Atlas and Lancet GHC

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Eye Health in the Commonwealth Report cover
20.05.21
News

Eye Health in the Commonwealth Progress Report is launched

A landmark report on eye health in the Commonwealth has been launched.

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GBD Region Map of Prevalence of Vision Loss
24.02.21
Blog

Why the Vision Atlas?

The IAPB Vision Atlas gives a panoramic view on all things eye health.

Members Directory

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

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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Valued Supplier Scheme

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

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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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IAPB is the overarching alliance for the global eye care sector, with over 150 members worldwide.

28.05.21
News

World health leaders adopt two new ambitious global eye health targets for 2030

The targets cement the WHO global strategy to address the huge unmet need in eye care

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04.08.20
Blog

WHA73: Our challenge for a new decade

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22.11.19
News

What exactly is the World Report on Vision?

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14.04.21
Blog

The World Report on Vision – what are the next steps?

A lot has happened since the World Health Organization (WHO) launched their first World Report on Vision

Advocacy Hub

Key resources to support advocacy for global eye health.

Regions

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

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an icon of the world globe

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

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

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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.

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.

Using Peek
22.06.21
News

New study in The Lancet Digital Health on Peek Community Eye Health system

A smartphone-based eye screening and referral system almost tripled the number of people with eye problems attending primary care.

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02.06.21
News

Launch of Global Research Programme devoted to vision and SDGs

£3.5 million for research project exploring vision care as a driver of development across the life course.

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28.05.21
News

World health leaders adopt two new ambitious global eye health targets for 2030

The targets cement the WHO global strategy to address the huge unmet need in eye care

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Vision Atlas

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

Knowledge Hub

Supporting and informing good practice, policy and planning in eye health.

Regions

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

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DR Barometer

A global action network working together to improve the vision health outcomes of adults with diabetes.

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Valued Supplier Scheme

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

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Join IAPB

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

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29.06.21
News

Australia recognises the contributions of the Hon Bob McMullan

Australian politicians and members of the eye health and vision care sector have formally recognised the significant contributions of the Hon Bob McMullan.

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05.05.21
News

Hasan Minto: advocate, trainer, mentor, optometrist

A beloved and influential figure in the sector, Hasan passionately advocated for the right to sight

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Neeru
05.03.21
News

Neeru Gupta Appointed President of the ICO

Prof. Gupta is the first female President of the organization since its establishment almost a century ago.

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Slit lamp
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.

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.

Valued Supplier Scheme

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

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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