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2021 World Sight Day

Please join us for the:

VISION 2020 USA 

WORLD SIGHT DAY CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING

October 14, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT  

Title: Diversity, Access and Eye Care: Concepts and Clinical Realities

IEF Haiti Earthquake Crisis Update September 2021

Update from IEF President, John Barrows

As of September 7th, an update was released from OCHA regarding the rebuilding stemming from the destruction left by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti.

Here is a recap of the event and what has unfolded between IEF and partners in the area.

IAPB Launches Vision Atlas

Vision Atlas is a powerful tool for advocacy and knowledge-sharing. Starting on February 24 this tool will be available online with key data from the Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG) and the Lancet Global Commission on Eye Health.

AEVR Announces March 11 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing

(Washington, DC) Today, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research’s (AEVR) new Research Saving Sight, Restoring Vision Initiative announced a World Glaucoma Week 2021 Congressional Briefing entitled Glaucoma: Clinical Practice and Research to Optimize Patient Outcomes to be held virtually on March 11 from 12 Noon – 1:15 pm. RSVP to Dina Beaumont at [email protected] or 202-407-8325 to attend or link to:  https://www.arvo.org/advocacy/NAEVR-virtual-events/