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IAPB Members Speak Out on COVID-19. Performing retinoscopy to screen school children in Sierra LeoneThe current COVID-19 situation is effecting us in our home lives, and within our working lives through the projects that we are working on in order to help others.

We have reached out to our members to ask them, how it is affecting their work. We hope to keep updating this page.

COVID 19 Responses

Ver Bien Para Aprender Mejor

Ver Bien

We know this situation will affect goals, but nothing is more important than the community… read more



To support CBM’s Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) partners, a “Disability Inclusive Community… read more



The German Society for Tissue Transplantation is working on safe tissue transplants in Germany… read more

Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness

For everyone’s health and safety, see only patients with urgent or emergent problems during the coronavirus pandemic… read more



Light for the World is a global disability & development organization, breaking down barriers to enrich…. read more

OneSight logo


Some vision centers are closed and programming is temporarily halted. OneSight is innovating… read more

Siliguri Greater Lions eye hospital

Siliguri Greater Lions

The Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital has taken a variety of steps to inform their patients and visitors on the .. Read more


Aravind Eye Care System has a DIY video for making masks and a clinical protocol…
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Eye care foundation logo


The Eye Care Foundation has a great puzzle to help survive the lockdown, and to keep all those who benefit … Puzzle



CooperVision has been carefully monitoring the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)…. Read more

Seva Foundation had an eye on COVID-19 since January 2020 when their Executive Director, Kate Moynihan invited….. Read more

The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation

Eye health workers help with Covid response…
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In response to a new global challenge, on the day after Good Friday, eight VisionSpring India team members…. Read more

Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight

We are facing unprecedented times for everyone’s health and well-being.  As an international organization….. Read more

Dr. K. Zaman BNSB Eye Hospital

Dr. K. Zaman BNSB Eye Hospital

Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID- 19) pandemic declared by the WHO ….. Read more

Moron Eye Center

Global Outreach

In our ever changing world and getting used to the new normal, what does this mean to us?  ….. Read more

LRBT - Free Eye care for the poor


All 19 LRBT Hospitals were operating following SOPs and taking all necessary precautions.  ….. Read more




Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Sightsavers would like to reassure supporters that we are monitoring the situation closely… read more.

Orbis logo


We stand in solidarity with our global health colleagues around the world and applaud health workers… read more

Vision 2020 USA


We anticipate a near-term shortage of masks, gowns, gloves and similar protective equipment… read more.

Hawaiian Eye Foundation (HEF)


The Hawaiian Eye Foundation is unable to plan immediate missions but their work will continue… read more

Singapore Eye Research Institute


The Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) are playing a big role in …. read more

Ophthalmic Research Institute in the University of Tübingen


The Ophthalmic Research Institute has cancelled experiments at its many labs all over the world… read more

Operation Eyesight

Operation Eyesight

We are facing unprecedented times for everyone’s health and well-being….. Read more

Swiss Red Cross

Swiss Red Cross

The first cases of COVID-19 were registered in south Kyrgyzstan on March 18… Read more

Image on top: Performing retinoscopy to screen school children in Sierra Leone by Graham Coates