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IAPB Blog is home to ideas, policy positions, findings, and stories that provides the context for eye health policy and practice. The views, ideas, technologies or policy positions in these blog posts belong to the authors and do not necessarily describe IAPB's position or views on these matters.
Expert Opinion


Drishyam: the gift of sight

Lakshmi Shinde

  • India,
  • Optometry Council of India
Expert Opinion


WHO’s report on Gender Equity in Global Health and Care workforce gaps and strategies

Suzanne S Gilbert

  • Gender Equity,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • Universal Health Coverage
Man in mask providing a vision screening for an elderly woman


June 2021 COVID-19 and Eye Health Research Round Up

IAPB Knowledge Management team

  • COVID-19


Diabetic Retinopathy Services during a Pandemic

Onyinye Onyia / Cova Bascaran / Marcia Zondervan

  • Dominica,
  • Indonesia,
  • International Centre for Eye Health,
  • Kenya,
  • ndia,
  • Philippines,
  • St Lucia,
  • Tanzania,
  • VISION 2020 LINKS Programme


Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals through tackling poor vision

James Chen

  • Bangladesh,
  • Gender Equality,
  • India,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • Vietnam,
  • Zimbabwe


Global eye health targets 2030

Anthea Burnett / Jude Stern

  • Cataract,
  • Integrated people-centred eye care,
  • May 2021 – Knowledge Round Up,
  • Targets,
  • Uncorrected Refractive Error,
  • Universal Health Coverage,
  • WHO
Celebrating progress on eye health in the Commonwealth


Celebrating progress on eye health in the Commonwealth

Zoe Gray

  • Eye Health in the Commonwealth Progress Report 2018-2020,
  • OneSight,
  • Peek Vision,
  • Sightsavers,
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation,
  • The International Coalition for Trachoma Control,
  • trachoma,
  • Vision for the Commonwealth
Making glasses


Setting up permanent Global Vision 2020 eye clinics in Malawi

Greg Wiens

  • Global Vision 2020,
  • Malawi


World Health Assembly: New targets for a new decade on eye health

Jessica Crofts-Lawrence / Holly Aindow

  • CBM,
  • Light for the Worl,
  • Sightsavers,
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation,
  • World Health Assembly
Looking beyond eyes


Looking beyond eyes

Jissa James

  • Advocacy to Action,
  • International Federation on Ageing,
  • Roche,
  • Sightsavers,
  • Webinar