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Vision 2020

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 :
Childhood blindness
Refractive errors and low vision

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