Aligned to the WHO’s Western Pacific Region, IAPB covers 28 countries across the Pacific, Oceania and parts of Asia. With a population of more than 1.7 billion people, the Western Pacific is the largest and most diverse region globally.

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Notes on Data:

Data contained in our Country pages represents a summary of the most current information reported to the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), correct as at August 2014. Some statistics are drawn from published documents and verified sources, other information is drawn from estimates contained in official and informal reporting, and from presentations at meetings. For further information about the data contained on our country pages please visit the page: Data Collection in the Western Pacific.

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