Operation Eyesight in News

September 10, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

Launch of School Eye Health Program in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, September 10, 2021 – Today, September 10, Operation Eyesight Universal and the Uasin Gishu County Government officially launched their School Eye Health Program in the county.

July 27, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight applauds the international community’s commitment to eye care for all by 2030

Operation Eyesight applauds the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution: Vision for Everyone – Accelerating Action to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

June 24, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight Canada Board of Directors welcomes Dr. Diane A. Isabelle and Mr. Brian Foster

Isabelle has spent most of her career at the National Research Council (NRC), in particular with the Industrial Research Assistance Program, supporting Canadian firms with strategic technology and business advice to compete on the global scene.

June 14, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

Notice of Cybersecurity Incident at Former Service Provider

Operation Eyesight was informed that a May 2020 cybersecurity incident at Blackbaud, one of the world’s largest providers of fundraising and financial management software, has impacted the personal data of some of our supporters. Operation Eyesight was a client of Blackbaud until September 2018…

February 27, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

More school eye screenings within sight thanks to funding from USAID’s Child Blindness Program

Operation Eyesight is excited to announce our funding partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). With support from USAID’s Child Blindness Program, we will provide vision screening and treatment for 80,000 children in Kenya.

February 23, 2021 | Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight names new President and CEO: Kashinath Bhoosnurmath

The Operation Eyesight Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has named Kashinath Bhoosnurmath as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Operation Eyesight.

December 18, 2020 | Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight India Board of Directors welcomes R. Parasuram

Operation Eyesight is pleased to announce that Mr. R. Parasuram has joined Operation Eyesight’s India Board of Directors. With more than four decades of experience in the management of public policy and systems, Mr. Parasuram has expertise in governance, strategic partnership development and change management.

November 19, 2020 | Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight named one of the Top 10 Impact Charities by Charity Intelligence Canada

Charity Intelligence Canada (CI) has announced that Operation Eyesight has been selected as one of their Top 10 Impact Charities of 2020 for the third year in a row, and one of their Top 10 International Impact Charities.

November 11, 2020 | Operation Eyesight

Shaad Oosman is appointed chair of Operation Eyesight’s board of directors

Shaad Oosman, a member of the Operation Eyesight Canadian board of directors since 2017, will assume his new role effective October 29, 2020.
Oosman is currently based in Calgary as the chief financial officer and associate principal at S2 Architecture.

July 16, 2020 | ACGC

Catalysts of Change: Relieving Challenges and Pressures for Women as They Confront Pressing Community Health Concerns

Operation Eyesight has been working for the last 57 years with local government and partner hospitals to eliminate avoidable blindness. With COVID-19 spreading across the globe…

May 4, 2020 | CCIC

Keeping an eye on COVID-19: Operation Eyesight’s approach to leveraging its network in times of crisis

COVID-19 is a health crisis whose impacts will devastate economies and increase inequality around the world. In addition to concerns here at home, there is also a striking and urgent realization that health systems…

April 28, 2020 | IAPB

How to partner with the MoH – at the national, district, health facility and community level

Advocacy is an organized attempted change of policy, practice, and/or attitudes by presenting evidence and arguments for how and why change should happen.

April 23, 2020 | Globe Newswire

Calgary charity shifts priorities to provide humanitarian aid in developing countries during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, Calgary-based international charity, Operation Eyesight, is applying the organization’s…