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    Who are we?

    VISION 2020 UK (Charity No.1146746) is the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss.

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    What do we do?

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

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    Standing Committees

    VISION 2020 UK brings together decision makers in the eye health and sight loss sector. These committees influence policies on a range of issues.

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    What is VISION 2020?

    VISION 2020 UK was established in 2002 as part of the VISION 2020 global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness.

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Latest News

Guide Dogs Vacancy: Public Affairs Officer

24 June 2016

As a Public Affairs Officer you will communicate Guide Dogs campaigns to Westminster politicians and their staff to help bring about legislative change.

Upcoming Events

Macular Week 2016

Monday 27 Jun 2016 - Sunday 3 Jul 2016
It is all about increasing awareness of macular conditions, as well as highlighting the importance of research funding, which could eventually help to find a cure for macular disease.
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National Eye Research Centre

National Eye Research CentreNational Eye Research Centre funds research into the causes and treatments of eye disease, sight loss and blindness. The results of that research are published in order to stimulate further research advances in ophthalmology.

email: info@nerc.co.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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