World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2017 was on 12 October 2017. Chief Executive of National Eye Research Centre gave several radio interviews on the need for more investment in eye research to combat blindness.

World Sight Day will be on 11 October in 2018.

Mike Daw, Chief Executive of National Eye Research Centre