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    Who are we?

    VISION 2020 UK leads collaboration between organisations in the eye health and sight loss sector.

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    What do we do?

    VISION 2020 UK provides a unified response on key issues affecting blind and partially sighted people.

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    VISION 2020 UK brings together decision makers in the eye health and sight loss sector.

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    What is the global initiative?

    VISION 2020 UK is part of the IAPB and WHO global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness.

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Latest News

Optical Confederation meets with new primary care minister, David Mowat MP to discuss the crucial role of the optical sector

27 September 2016

Optical Confederation (OC) representatives called for the roll-out of Minor Eye Care Services (MECS) to all commissioning areas across England at their first meeting with the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, David Mowat MP.

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Guide Dogs Week 2016 'Move it for Money'

Saturday 1 Oct 2016 - Sunday 9 Oct 2016
This Guide Dogs Week (1 – 9 October), Guide Dogs are calling on the dogs of Britain to get padding, wagging and bounding for Guide...
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WESC Foundation

WESC FoundationThe WESC Foundation is a specialist day and residential centre offering a unique experience for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs.

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – 7th Edition

415 million adults have diabetes. By 2040 this will rise to 642 million. KEY MESSAGES 1 in 11 adults have diabetes

Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/09/16

Attached is the agenda and the papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting on 16/09/16. As

Shortlisted Nominations for the VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award 2016

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and

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