Eye health

Integrating eye health into the NCD response: People-centred approaches to prevention and care

Integrating eye health into the NCD response: People-centred approaches to prevention and care
Published 04th August 2020
Author NCD Alliance and The Fred Hollows Foundation
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Description

The publication of this policy brief coincides with the long-awaited adoption of the World Health Assembly resolution for ‘Integrated people-centred eye care, including preventable blindness and impaired vision’. It echoes key messages from the resolution, which acknowledges the existence of cost-effective eye interventions covering promotion, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation at primary health care (PHC) level, and the need for their integration into health systems as part of countries’ pathways towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC).