World Sight Day 2013 (WSD13) this year falls on 10 October 2013 (the second Thursday of October). After two years without any global theme, this year IAPB has decided – on popular demand – to revisit the global theme idea. WSD13 Promotional material - including designs for a poster, a blindfold ribbon, Web banners and a document templates are now available for download!
2013 is an important year, as it will mark the launch of a new WHO Action Plan on the prevention of avoidable blindness and visual impairment 2014-19.
In keeping with the main thrust of this new Action Plan, the theme for World Sight Day 2013 is:
Universal Eye Health