Are you working in Burkina Faso? New Eye Care Coalition launched!

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

A new eye care coalition in Burkina Faso is launched. Light for the World, CBM and Helen Keller International relaunched the coalition of NGOs working in Eye Health in Burkina Faso on Tuesday 27th November 2018. Burkina Health Foundation, Sightsavers and Vision Aid Overseas also support this initiative, although they could not attend the first…

USAID launches new NTD programme for West Africa

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

USAID has officially launched its latest Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) programme which has just been named the Act to End NTDs – West program. The $200 million programme will help to control or eliminate trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths (including hookworm, roundworm and whipworm) in 11 West African countries including Benin, Burkina Faso,…

The Effectiveness of Glasses in Rural Burkina Faso

Inventor and Chairman
Organisation: OneDollarGlasses

What are people in rural Burkina Faso willing to pay for OneDollarGlasses? This study sheds light on the potential to distribute glasses through the market in a poor rural context. There are millions of people around the world in need of glasses but cannot afford them.  As a result, there are children who cannot learn…

Jobs: Consultant Ophthalmologist (Burkina Faso)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Light for the World, an international development organization specializing in disability, whose vision is to build an inclusive society where no one is left behind, is looking for a francophone consultant ophthalmologist for their programme in Burkina Faso. Deadline for Applications: 9 March Light for the World est une organisation internationale de développement spécialisée sur…

Vacancies: Light for the World (Burkina Faso)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Light for the World is looking to recruit an Eye Health Programme Officer for its Country Office in Burkina Faso to support the development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of its Eye Health programme. They are looking for a dynamic and committed person who has experience and understanding of the challenges and opportunities concerning public…

“It’s not me!” A story about Depression and Eye Health

Country Representative, Burkina Faso
Organisation: Light for the World

On World Health Day, Elie Bagbile, Country Representative of Burkina Faso for Light for the World recounts a story close to his heart, highlighting the role of their Community-based Rehabilitation programme. Tonton Dieudonné was an exceptional teacher, very respectful and much respected, known by everybody in the community for his strong commitment to the Catholic…