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Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention to Recognize Excellence

Published: 13.01.2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention, which will be awarded at the XXXIII Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology, in Lima, Peru in August 2017.

The award will be granted to a Peruvian ophthalmologist who has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing and developing eye care services in underserved communities throughout Peru. The award is made possible through LCIF’s SightFirst program and includes a US$1,000 grant and travel budget to attend the Regional Course.

Deadline for nominations: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Nomination forms are now available at and