WHO Programme for Prevention of Blindness
WHO Programme for the Prevention of Blindness. The WHO Programme for the Prevention of Blindness was created in 1978 following a resolution adopted by the World Health Assembly in 1975.
Need for more coordinated global approach
The 1994 world population data indicated that the global magnitude of visual disability were 37.9 million blind and 109.9 million with low vision.
A unique approach to Public Private Partnership for Public Health
The partnerships with organizations in PBD has been the strenghts of a long standing collaborate relationship between WHO and several international non governemental organizations.