The recent adoption of the World Health Assembly resolution, ‘Integrated people-centred eye care, including preventable vision impairment and blindness’ (IPEC resolution), by 194 countries is a major milestone for global eye health. In 2019, the World Health Organization launched the World Report on Vision. The first report of its kind, it laid out a comprehensive global… Continue reading Operation Eyesight welcomes the newly adopted IPEC resolution by the WHO
Happy National Volunteer Week!
April seventh to the 14th is National Volunteer Week in Canada. To celebrate, we sat down with Blaire, Volunteer Program Coordinator, to ask her what makes our volunteers special. What’s the best part about working with the volunteers? “Honestly, it’s how enthusiastic the volunteers are to learn! They want to learn and help, and each… Continue reading Happy National Volunteer Week!
World Sight Day? How about World Sight Week!
We celebrated World Sight Day on October 11, but for our hospital partners, one day wasn’t enough! They needed a whole week to celebrate their achievements. They were also celebrating you, because without your generous support, none of this would have been possible! Across India and Nepal, 15 partner hospitals marked their achievements in the… Continue reading World Sight Day? How about World Sight Week!
We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!
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!