Sustainability in Uncertain Times

Marketing Manager
Organisation: CharityVision

In the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for stability and sustainability weighs heavily, especially on low-income countries. People with vision loss are 17% more likely to suffer from depression. For individuals suffering from visual impairment, the destructive and disruptive effects of the pandemic greatly exacerbate this struggle as they are unable to receive…

Haitian Nurses Find Vision in Primary Eye Care

Programs Director
Organisation: CharityVision International

In the most tumultuous and poverty-stricken country in the Western Hemisphere, maintaining hope and vision for life can be a challenge. Because of chronic political and economic instability, an incredible two-thirds of Haiti’s labor force is without a stable job, forcing the majority of the population to struggle and fail to make even basic ends…

Optometry and Ophthalmology: Collaborating for Success

Programs Director
Organisation: CharityVision International

On World Optometry Day,  CharityVision International‘s Programs Director Haleigh Cole Perry and Guiomar Said Malaver Benavides, Optometrist, Latin America Consultant on the need for collaboration between optometry and ophthalmology. As we celebrate World Optometry Day, we applaud all of the pioneers who have dedicated their lives to this science throughout the world. As we have both had…