Sydney, Australia, 28 June 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute and the World Council of Optometry (WCO) are pleased to announce a partnership to promote “Myopia Awareness Week” globally in 2019. Almost half the world’s population will be myopic by the year 2050, with nearly 1 billion people in the high myopia category, according to published estimates.1
21-22 September, 2018 Marrakesh, Morocco More information on the 2nd EMCO Congress Call for Abstracts Submission Open: 21 March 2018 Submission Deadline: 21 April 2018 Notification of Acceptance: 11 May 2018 Also, be sure to check out EMCO’s new website!
Check out the latest issue of the WCO E-News now – including the 2nd World Congress of Optometry wrap-up, the WCO’s 90-year anniversary video, World Sight Day photos, and more!
Thanks to all for submitting their World Sight Day activities and photos, and for increasing optometry awareness around the world. World Sight Day Activities 2017 WSD Photo Collage
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