Category Archives: Global vision

IAPB: Eye Health Heroes Programme

The IAPB Eye Health Heroes 2020 programme will recognise and celebrate young and upcoming frontline staff, volunteers, support staff and more within the eye health sector. For 2020, we are seeking nominations for Eye Health Heroes within three categories from across the eye health sector including those working in clinical, hospital, research, INGO/NGO, business and public policy settings.

IAPB Global Assembly – Important Deadlines

Only days left to claim early-bird accommodation rates!  The official hotels of GA2020 are the Fairmont Singapore and the Swissotel Stamford. Both accommodation options are directly connected to the GA2020 venue – the Raffles Convention Centre. IAPB members can enjoy exclusive room rates with complimentary breakfast when they book their rooms before 29th February 2020 at Fairmont Singapore. Don’t miss this

Applauds to Brazil!

WCO would like to applaud Brazil for advocating for the development of optometry and acknowledging its importance and role in primary care. Read more:

WCO President Attends the World Health Organization’s 146th Executive Board Meeting

WCO President Mr. Paul Folkesson recently represented the WCO during the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 146th Executive Board Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. One important agenda item is WHO’s World Report on Vision, which will impact each and every country around the globe. Be sure to download and review the WHO World Report on Vision: