Powerful Partnerships

 

Eyesight International recognizes the value of creating synergies with other organizations. Our efforts are supported by several important partnerships.

 

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Eyesight International receives funding from CIDA to develop two Community Eye Care Hospitals to serve rural areas in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. These hospitals will provide high quality care on a financially self-sustaining basis.

The L.V. Prasad Eye Institute

The L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India is a premier eye institution in the developing world. Eyesight International provides ongoing education programs for health care professionals at L.V. Prasad. We are also working with L.V. Prasad on research into the storage of corneal transplantation tissue and the development of self-sustaining rural eye care programs.

Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI)

Eyesight International members have worked with the EBAI since its inception in 1990, assisting with the development of medical standards and accreditation programs and the training of eye surgeons and health care professionals in eye banking.

University of Ottawa Eye Institute

Eyesight International has worked with the University of Ottawa to assist in the development of eye care in Dominica.

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) - 20/20 program

Eyesight International is a member of the IAPB and is a participant in the 20/20 program, sponsored by the World Health Organization.