A live global event: Lessons we need to learn and actions we need to take for a more equitable post-pandemic world.


Join us Tuesday, June 16 at 11:30am ET for a free, live and interactive online video event.

Register today to claim your spot (less than 200 remain) for this exclusive live streamed event with experts who are living and working in Kenya, India, Singapore and Ghana right now.

Moderated by Candice Naylen of Operation Eyesight and Jessica Ferne of the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health, this is a panel discussion about people coming together like never before to innovate and to keep each other safe. Each panelist is an expert in global eye health, but you will hear how they have needed to pivot entirely in times of worldwide crisis to best serve their communities. You will be presented with unique perspectives, expert analysis and front-line insight. And you will hear loud and clear why, now more than ever, the world needs to overcome this immediate crisis and advocate for a healthy future for all.

We can build a more equitable world, but we need to start today. Will you join us?

Alice Mwangi

"Currently in Nairobi, I have 15 years' work experience in development work, having worked in various development sectors including  women, economic and political empowerment, livelihood, HIV/AIDS and health in general. I will be one of the panelists for this important event, streaming in from Kenya."

Dr. Gullapalli Nageswara Rao

"In 1987, I founded the non-profit L. V. Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India. I have published nearly 300 papers in national and international journals, and have contributed several book chapters, in addition to serving on the Editorial Boards of several journals. I will be an active panelist streaming in from India for this event."

Candice Naylen

"As Operation Eyesight's Vice President of Advancement, I oversee external relations related to fundraising, government relations, marketing and communications for the organization. I will be co-moderating this event."

Jessica Ferne

"I am currently the Director of Global Health Impact with the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health and I have experience leading an extensive portfolio of emergency response and development programs across several continents. I will be co-moderating this event."

Dr. Boateng Wiafe

"With more than 35 years’ experience, I am recognized as an authority in the development of sustainable eye care in Africa. I generate evidence and use it to advocate for change and resources at the ministerial level. Eventually, I see a positive change, which makes my role a truly rewarding one. I look forward to participating in this important discussion from Ghana."

Jayant Bhuvaraghan

"As the Chief Mission Officer of EssilorLuxottica and Essilor International, my professional purpose is to bring good vision to everyone, everywhere. I am particularly passionate about creating sustainable access to vision for the 2.7 billion who cannot see the world clearly - 90% of whom live in developing countries  – through innovations, inclusive business, philanthropy, advocacy and awareness. I will be submitting a video commentary for the event."

Claim your spot today and help keep an eye on health!

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