News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 28 No. 91 2015. January 08, 2016

IAPB 10th General Assembly: 2016

IAPB and 10GA

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’ (IAPB) 10th General Assembly the premier global event discussing public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment. It will take place from 27–30 October 2016 in Durban, South Africa. Catering to every eye health professional – ophthalmologists, optometrists, other eye health professionals, development and public health experts, key opinion leaders, procurement specialists, CEOs, and eye care equipment manufacturers – 10GA will be the biggest event in the eye health calendar in 2016.

An expected 1,600 delegates from over 60 countries will have opportunities to discuss good practices, pitfalls and solutions to delivering eye care in challenging environments, and to network with other professionals and organisations in the sector.

With the theme Stronger Together, IAPB aims to underscore the key value it delivers to the eye care sector – building partnerships and ensuring that the entire sector speaks in one voice.

Our hosts in Durban will be the Brien Holden Vision Institute and the Assembly will be at the multi-award winning Durban International Convention Centre, which is one of Africa’s leading conference centres.

IAPB is now inviting Abstract submissions for Free Paper and Poster presentations. Visit for more information.

Come and visit the Community Eye Health Journal and the International Centre for Eye Health at the 10GA – we look forward to meeting you there!

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