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India Vision 2020

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VISION 2020 India Team

Updated: March 2008

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Outline
• VISION 2020 Initiative • Global • The Indian Initiative
• • • • • • The Organisation Membership Work Achievements Challenges Future Opportunities

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VISION 2020: Global Initiative
• A flagship program of IAPB and WHO and is a functional convergent model (eye care community) of INGOs, eye care organizations, professionals and country specific national programs. • Aim is to work together to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide by the year 2020, in order to give everyone in the world the Right to Sight.

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The need for the Indian Initiative
• Vision for Vast Indian Population • Incremental reduction of the burden of Avoidable Blindness - 75% • Social Responsibility • Imbalance and Inadequacy in Service – Urban & Rural • Overcoming obstacles in Outreach • Necessity of Human Right / Dignity

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VISION 2020 INDIA
Established in 2004, Vision 2020 India, is a National confederate Body to strengthen the implementation of the Vision 2020 activities in alignment to national objectives and targets and thus contribute to the elimination of avoidable blindness.

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What are our Core Values
VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – India
is committed to being a transparent, accountable, inclusive and sustainable organization that respects all its members and stakeholders whose participation is actively sought in democratic decisionmaking and organizational learning. We promote quality and equity in eye care, with the highest ethical standards.
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Our Vision
We aspire for an India free of avoidable blindness, where every citizen enjoys the gift of Sight and the visually challenged have enhanced quality of life as a Right

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Our Mission
To work with eye care organizations in India for the elimination of avoidable blindness by provision of equitable...

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