Vision 2020: 'The Right to Sight' is a global initiative launched by WHO to combat the gigantic problem of blindness in the world.
Objective : To eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020 and to reduce the global burden of blindness.
Strategic approaches : Global Prospective
Disease prevention and control
Training of eye health personnel
Strengthening of existing eye care infrastructure
Use of appropriate and affordable technology
Mobilization of resources
Five major blinding eye conditions :
Refractive errors and low vision