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Posted on November 11, 2020

We are undoubtedly experiencing challenging times across the globe. With the daily demands of our lives and the current state of the world, we may feel powerless to face our circumstances – especially when it comes to our children. While in many cases, we truly do not have control, two recent reminders have enlightened my […]

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Posted on November 02, 2020

On World Sight Day (October 8), Kenya’s The Standard and The Star announced that the Kenyan Ministry of Health will launch the National Strategic Plan for Eye Health 2020 – 2025 to improve and scale up delivery of eye care services in the country over the next five years. In Kenya, 250,000 of the 7.5 […]

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Posted on October 30, 2020

In vision care, as in so many other public health areas, a one-size-fits-all approach is not always an effective way to identify who needs a health intervention and what that intervention should look like. New peer-reviewed research published in eClinicalMedicine shows how the Peek school eye health system can help service providers evaluate new ways […]

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Posted on October 07, 2020

When you get into a car, ride a motorcycle or bicycle, or take a walk, do you give thought to your vision health? In other words, do you think about how healthy y­­­­our eyes are at that exact moment or whether the bus driver next to you can see clearly? Perhaps you should.  According to […]

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Posted on September 28, 2020

On October 8, the Vision Impact Institute will join many global vision organizations to emphasize the need for good vision in all communities and stages of life as part of World Sight Day. This year’s theme, Hope in Sight, is the perfect platform to create awareness about the importance of good vision as the world […]

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Posted on September 11, 2020

A guest blog by Jay Corless, Senior Director for Amplification and Campaigns, EYElliance This month, we’re pleased to feature EYElliance’s Jay Corless on the inclusion of eyeglasses into the assistive technology agenda and disabilities movement. The VII is a founding member of EYElliance. This blog is a complement to a recent podcast discussion on how […]

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