New guidelines aim to standardise eye care available in schools.

School health programs are a unique opportunity to make sure over 700 million children have access to health care services – including eye health. The IAPB has adopted a set of guidelines that will help ensure they receive a standardized quality of eye care – regardless of their location.

By: The Our Children’s Vision Team

Why no one should be left behind

Eye health has the potential to become one of the largest health interventions in modern history. We are at a point where no country can afford to leave anyone behind.

By: Nicola Chevis, CEO, Vision Aid Overseas

Good vision for children…a first step to reduce inequalities.

Reducing inequalities starts by giving children equal opportunities. Sadly, these opportunities too often depend on the quality of education a child receives, and giving a child equal learning opportunities can start with something as simple as making sure they can see well.

By: Vision for Life

World Council of Optometry backs children’s vision.

Movements are successful when the groundswell of support overwhelms the barriers to access of care, and that is exactly what we are trying to achieve here.

By: Dr. Scott Mundle, World Council of Optometry, President

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