News in Brief 3 August 2021
- UN human rights chief urges accountability for Beirut blasts, one year on
- Wide impact of healthcare attacks: WHO
- UN General Assembly agrees global eye care initiative
A staggering 2.2 billion people already suffer from eye conditions and visual impairment today, but the global need for eye care is set to increase “dramatically”, with lack of exercise a key factor, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, unveiling its first ever report on vision across the world.