20/20 for All: Clear Vision for Social and Economic Development

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World Economic Update
Published on 14 Feb 2020, 16:37
Speakers
Alexis Bonnell, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development

Sean Cady, Vice President, Global Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing, VF Corporation

Ella R. Gudwin, Chief Executive Officer, VisionSpring

Walton A. Webson, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations

Presider
Sylvana Q. Sinha, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Praava Health

According to recent reports by McKinsey and the World Health Organization (WHO), uncorrected blurry vision affects 2.7 billion people globally, resulting in $270 billion in lost productivity annually. On the heels of the first WHO report on vision, panelists discuss efforts to scale up access to eyeglasses as a low-cost, high-impact tool for social and economic development.

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