The Value of Partnership in Working in LMIC

The Value of Partnership in Working in LMIC

“In 1989 I embarked on my first trip to a LMIC to undertake Eye Banking and Corneal transplantation as a member of a team going to Karachi, Pakistan. This meeting was not a success. At the end of the meeting, I was packing up my slides recognizing this meeting...
How Did Eyesight International [ESI] Begin?

How Did Eyesight International [ESI] Begin?

“In the early 1990s, prior to the founding of ESI, Dr. Dubord had worked in Japan, Pakistan, China, and India promoting Eye Banking and Corneal Transplantation. Patients in his practice in Vancouver became aware of his work. In particular, an 85-year-old retired...
Corneal Blindness

Corneal Blindness

The World Health Organization [WHO] has recognized that curing blindness vision is essential to achieve the sustainable development goals of the WHO. Vision impairment reduces mobility, mental health, well-being, increased the risks of dementia, falls, accidents and...