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  • Brazil
  • Group C

Instituto Suel Abujamra

A NPO serving the Public Unified Health System – SUS in São Paulo since 1978. Now attends 120,000 patients, 740,000 procedures  and 10,000 surgeries annually. Also carries out free First Nation community outcomes in Brazil.

  • Germany
  • Group A


CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world.

  • Australia
  • Group A

Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation works for a world where no one is needlessly blind and Indigenous Australians enjoy the same health and life expectancy as other Australians.

  • United States
  • Group A

International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world. It works with ophthalmologic societies and others to enhance ophthalmic education and improve access

  • Austria
  • Group A

Light for the World

Light for the World is a global disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. They enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities in multiple low-income countries.

  • China
  • Group A

Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center

Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center (SEDPTC) is a municipal public health institution providing primary eye care for the population of Shanghai province. It has the most comprehensive three-level network of public health…

  • United Kingdom
  • Group A


Sightsavers is the UK’s largest charity working with local partners to prevent and cure blindness in over 30 countries across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Since its formation over 50 years ago Sightsavers has restored sight to over 5…

  • United States
  • Group A

National Vision

National Vision, Inc. foundation’s primary focus is around providing vision screenings, exams and eyeglasses to kids domestically.

  • Canada
  • Group A

World Blind Union (WBU)

The World Blind Union (WBU) is a non-political, non-religious, non-governmental and non-profit-making organisation. It is the internationally recognized organisation speaking on behalf of blind and partially sighted persons.

  • United States
  • Group A

World Council of Optometry (WCO)

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is an international organisation dedicated to the enhancement and development of eye and vision care worldwide.

  • Italy
  • Group B

Agenzia Internazionale per la Prevenzione della Cecità-Sezione Italiana

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness-IAPB Italy was founded in 1977 on the initiative of the Italian Blind Union, the Italian Ophthalmological Society, and the Italian Professional Association of Ophthalmologists.

  • Portugal
  • Group B

Champalimaud Foundation

The Champalimaud Foundation aims to stimulate novel theoretical and practical methodologies, that benefit people, as well as sponsoring new standards of knowledge, by utilising the experience of both research scientists and medical…