SDG and human rights

Climate change and eye health

“All over the world we are seeing the devastating effects of climate change on our environment and our health. Eye health is being affected by increasing trachoma infections, vitamin A deficiencies, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, allergic diseases and dry eyes.” Peter Holland, CEO IAPB Environmental degradation, air pollution and climate change are having devastating […]

For a global and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine

“Nobody will be safe until everyone is safe ” is the most repeated phrase among health officials worldwide since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and is currently being rewritten by epidemiologists as “there will be no security for everyone as long as vaccination is not a fact in all countries”.  The health crisis can only […]

Eyes of the world aligns with SDGs 2030

In 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, a set of goals, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prosperity of people around the world. The SDGs are 17 goals, with specific targets for […]