World Sight Day

Category: Health
World Sight Day around the world in 2024
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Dates of World Sight Day
2025 InternationalOct 9
International Thu, Oct 9Observances Holiday
2024 InternationalOct 10
International Thu, Oct 10Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalOct 12
International Thu, Oct 12Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalOct 13
International Thu, Oct 13Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalOct 14
International Thu, Oct 14Observances Holiday
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Sight Day.

World Sight Day, observed annually on the second Thursday of October, is a global event meant to draw attention on blindness and vision impairment. It was originally initiated by the SightFirstCampaign of Lions Club International Foundation in 2000.

World Sight Day (WSD) is co-ordinated by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). WSD became an official IAPB event in the year 2000 and has been marked in many different ways in countries around the world each year since then
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