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North America

IAPB North America Region includes Canada, USA and most of the Caribbean countries.

Because of the nature of its constituent countries, major threats to eye health in this region include more chronic conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

Regional Chair: Ms Suzanne Gilbert, email:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States of America
  • United States Virgin Islands