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    Who are we?

    VISION 2020 UK are the umbrella organisation which facilitates greater collaboration and co-operation between organisations within the UK, which focus on vision impairment and operate on a national, regional or international basis

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    What is VISION 2020?

    VISION 2020 is the global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness, a joint programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

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    What do we do?

    VISION 2020 UK looks to provide a unified response on key issues affecting vision impaired people and to provide visual impairment sector representatives for consultation groups, working parties and project groups

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    Special Interest Groups

    VISION 2020 UK operate a number of targeted groups bringing together decision makers within the of eye health and sight loss sectors. These committees influence policies on a range of issues like children, low vision and rehabilitation.

Latest News

Eye Health Leaders’ to be felicitated at IAPB Council in China

31 July 2015
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), with support from L’OCCITANE Foundation, will be delivering their third ‘Eye

Upcoming Events

IBSA Blind Football European Championships 2015

Saturday 22 Aug 2015 - Saturday 29 Aug 2015
Early bird tickets are available now for just £5! Organised by: Royal National College for the Blind Venue: thePoint4, The Royal National College...
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Featured Member

Action for Blind People

Action for Blind PeopleAction for Blind People is a dynamic national charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of their lives.

email: central@actionforblindpeople.org.uk
web: www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

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VISION 2020 UK provides a weekly newsletter to subscribers interested in eye health and sight loss issues. The newsletter covers topical news stories from VISION 2020 UK and our members, research, professional insight, events and vacancies within the sector.

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Recent Resources

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Jul

Rica Passenger Assist longitudinal study – Year 1 report

Over the past 12 months ATOC (Association of Train Operating Companies) have been undertaking a longitudinal study, in partnership with
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May

VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health. Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care Spreadsheet

VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health. Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care. Full spreadsheet attached. Portfolio Overview 1.
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Mar

Adult UK eye health and sight loss pathway revised January 2015

Adult UK eye health and sight loss pathway revised January 2015 Versions with and without Charts attached in zipped format

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