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IAPB, ICO, WCO and IDF Issue Diabetes Statement

The International Association for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), World Council of Optometry(WCO)  and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) issued a statement this week to help strengthen health systems to manage diabetic eye disease and to provide integrated care for diabetes and eye health. READ MORE: DR_Statement_2.0_Online

Lancet Publishes Latest Global Blindness & VI prevalence figures

Latest Global Blindness & VI prevalence figures published in Lancet New paper notes that there were 253 million people with visual impairment—and a staggering 1.1 billion people with near vision impairment–in 2015. This Vision Loss Expert Group paper sets the stage for an updated IAPB Vision Atlas on World Sight Day 2017. 

IAPB Sponsorship Opportunities

IAPB’s Council of Members meetings (15-18 Sep 2017) present many unique sponsorship opportunities for interested organisations. This includes space to present and showcase work to over 250 delegates from the eye health sector. In particular, if your organisation works within the South East Asia region, this will be a fantastic chance to connect with others who