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...
World Blindness

World Blindness

Blindness and visual impairment is in most cases a preventable personal affliction imposing a profound personal and economic burden on individuals, communities and countries. It is estimated to have a financial impact of over $400 billion dollars per year of lost...