World Sight Day (11 October) [WHO]
World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global
attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the
visually impaired held on the second Thursday in October.
World Sight Day is observed around the world by all partners
involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring sight. It is also
the main advocacy event for the prevention of blindness and for "Vision
2020: The Right to Sight", a global effort to prevent blindness created
by WHO and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.