IAPB Italy
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

IAPB Italy

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

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Events & news

Protecting the retina, saving sight

Preventing and dealing with age-related macular degeneration (AMD): a meeting devoted to the leading cause of blindness in industrialized countries Organized by Novartis, the meeting aimed to take stock of

Italy’s first Ophthalmic Telemedicine regional network

The first regional network in ophthalmic telemedicine will be available in Abruzzo, thanks to IAPB Italy and the Centro Nazionale di Alta Tecnologia in Oftalmologia, with the aim to “move

Today is World Sight Day

IAPB Italy, “Seizing the opportunity of free eye examinations”. A conference on sight and environmental pollution at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers “GUARDA CHE È IMPORTANTE! Inquinamento ambientale

The eye diseases prevention campaign by IAPB Italy has started

A large high-tech road vehicle will cross Italy’s main urban areas, providing free eye examinations. The first stop is in Varese, then Milan will follow. The objective is to prevent
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The blindness of inaction

On 11 June 2019 the Parliamentary Intergroup for Sight Prevention was presented in Rome at the Chamber of Deputies. Its objective is to bring eye health prevention to the heart
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Videochat with the ophthalmologist

On 10th May Prof. Paolo Nucci, Director of the University Ophthalmology Clinic-S. Giuseppe Hospital in Milan, will answer questions on pediatric ophthalmology during the IAPB Italy Facebook streaming Let’s shed