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Blind, Visually Impaired

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Blind, Visually Impaired

European Association Against Pigmentary Retinal Dystrophy and its Syndromes / Est. 1985
Pan-American Low Vision Society / Est. 1995
European Deafblind Union / Est. 2003
Organisation pour la prévention de la cécité / Est. 1978
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology / Est. 1979
VISION 2020 - The Right to Sight / Est. 1999
Myopia International Research Foundation / Est. 1963
Congrès international pour l'amélioration du sort des aveugles
World Blind Union / Est. 1984
Saudi Bahraini Institute for the Blind / Est. 1973
Assistance for Blind Children International
Regional Committee for the Middle East of the World Blind Union / Est. 1973
American Council of Blind Lions / Est. 1951
Light for the World / Est. 1998
KeraLink International / Est. 1962
European University for Students with Special Needs
Nordic Staff Training Centre for Deafblind Services / Est. 1981
International Braille Chess Association / Est. 1958
International Reference Center for the Control of Vitamin A Deficiency and Nutritional Blindness
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness / Est. 1975
Onchocerciasis Fund / Est. 1979
Stichting Blindheidbestrijding Ontwikkelingslanden
European Union for Blind Workers / Est. 1965
Pacific Islands Council for the Blind
Brothers of Christian Instruction of St Gabriel / Est. 1705

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World Problems relating to Blind, Visually Impaired

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Visual colour deficiencies
Nutritional blindness
Lack of appreciation of cultural differences
Substance abuse by physicians
Cultural blindness in the application of research results
Insufficient health personnel
Inadequate rehabilitation methods for the blind
Limited paramedic training
Threatened species of Ramphotyphlops exocoeti

Action Strategies relating to Blind, Visually Impaired

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Caring for the blind
Controlling river blindness
Educating visually handicapped
Strengthening intersectoral approaches to training health workers
Servicing deaf blind individuals
Fighting blindness
Educating deaf blind children
Abstaining from appreciation of cultural differences
Training health workers
Organizing blind chess players
Providing training for urban environmental health workers
Providing services for blind children
Training community health workers

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