Congratulations to two of our senior staff, who received recognition from their peers at the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)’s 10th General Assembly in October. As the liaison organization between governments and non-governmental agencies, IAPB works with blindness prevention organizations all over the world.
This week, representatives from Operation Eyesight (including yours truly) are headed to Durban, South Africa for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’s 10th General Assembly. Our team will join 1,600 other delegates to discuss public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment. We submitted seven abstracts to the program committee, and we’re… Continue reading Sharing our knowledge with the eye health community
If you’re someone who reads this blog each week, you know how proud we are of our approach to eye care and development. We believe we’re on the right track – helping people with immediate needs but also helping communities become self-sufficient in the long run. That confidence was confirmed this week at the International… Continue reading The Olympics of eye care
Dr. G.N. Rao is one of the world’s most influential figures in the field of global blindness. As the former president of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, he led a world-wide coalition of eye care organizations focused on eliminating the major causes of avoidable blindness. The organization he built, the world-class LV… Continue reading Visionary of eye care visits Operation Eyesight