News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 29 No. 95 2016. February 10, 2017

#StrongerTogether: Highlights from IAPB’s 10th General Assembly

IAPB’s 10th General Assembly (10GA), the premier global event discussing public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment, brought together 1,150 eye care professionals from 100 countries in Durban in October 2016.

Over the course of three days, there were over 60 sessions with 200 speakers, and over 250 poster presentations.

If you couldn’t be there, you can catch up on what you’ve missed:

  • View and download PowerPoint files of all the talks and presentations from
  • Access IAPB’s Vision Atlas, which was launched at the 10GA. It allows access to the latest data and evidence related to avoidable blindness and sight loss:
  • Enjoy the photographs entered into the #StrongerTogether Photo Competition. The winners were announced at 10GA and all entries can be viewed at

News and notices in Comm Eye Health Vol. 29 No. 95 2016 –