Helping to Make Children’s Vision Count Optometry Giving Sight is once again inviting all those who value good vision to support its major fundraising campaign for the year, the World Sight Day Challenge. The Challenge will run throughout October – with World Sight Day being celebrated on Thursday October 12th.
Our Children’s Vision will be hosting a FREE vision event in collaboration with Major League Baseball Players Trust, KaBOOM and Room2Bloom. The event will take place in Opa-Locka, Miami on 8 July, as part of a playground build for the community. Our Children’s Vision has brought together Brien Holden Vision Institute, VSP Global Eyes of
This is the second and final mailer to mark Africa Day, showcasing the work and impact of IAPB members in the region. The theme for Africa Day 2017 is “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investments in Youth” (as Dr André mentions in his blog post below), and the posts today explore themes such as developing
Be sure to check out the latest news from the India Vision Institute (IVI). IVI News Letter – April 2017
The IAPB Vision Atlas brings together the latest data and evidence related to avoidable blindness and sight loss; tells the story behind the numbers; presents solutions, and good practice and highlights the opportunities to eliminate some blinding conditions. Check it out today!
WCO Members: Thank you for your continued membership and support of the World Council of Optometry. The WCO is currently calling for nominations for the following awards: Distinguished Service Award, International Optometrist Award and The Paul Berman Young Leader Award. Nominations are due by June 30. To learn more and nominate someone for these awards, please
25 May 2017 is Africa Day – as Helen White notes in one of our blog posts below, this day “marks the celebration of a unified and liberated continent”. Africa today offers much to celebrate. IAPB members are deeply involved in in bringing eye care interventions to Africa through training, capacity-building, surgical interventions, drug administration, advocacy and
Read how the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is working to eliminate avoidable blindness in its “VISION 2020” Newsletter for April 2017.
Just $5 can help a child see their future clearly. To donate now to Our Children’s Vision and help change the life of a child, text GIFT to 27722. (Currently limited to U.S. phones only)