When an objective third party tells you that you’re making an IMPACT in this world with the highest integrity and transparency, you shout it from the rooftops and thank the donors, supporters, partner hospitals, community health workers, volunteers and staff who are making it possible! We’re thrilled to have been named one of the Top… Continue reading We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!
Lives lost. Hospitals and homes flooded. Eyeglasses washed away in the deluge. An outbreak of waterborne infections. The situation in Kerala state, India is devastating, and the impact on people’s health – including their eye health – is alarming. Our team in India has jumped into action, organizing medical relief camps in collaboration with Little… Continue reading Worst floods in a century have left people vulnerable, without access to eye care
One of the most significant ways in which Operation Eyesight is eliminating avoidable blindness is through our Hospital-Based Community Eye Health Program, which is a real mouthful. And it doesn’t stop with the title. The model is complex, and has many moving parts, so that’s why we’re thrilled to have a full breakdown of the… Continue reading How do you eliminate avoidable blindness on a sustainable basis? We have the answer!
There are lots of causes of avoidable blindness. One that’s especially common in the countries where we work is what’s known as “poor eye health-seeking behaviour.” It refers to people who have problems with their eyes, but don’t seek medical attention. We’ve learned there are a lot of reasons for this, including a lack of… Continue reading Going door to door to end blindness