Combat Blindness International

Combat Blindness International eliminates preventable blindness worldwide by providing sustainable, equitable solutions for sight through partnerships and innovation.

Website http://www.combatblindness.org
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/combatblindness
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/combatblindness
Primary Address

PO Box 5332

Madison, WI 53705

Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • Right to Sight Clinic

    Health project in United States

    Since 2007, we have partnered with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics to provide service to Dane County residents whom are underinsured or uninsured Dane County residents needing eye care. Patients... Learn more

    Last updated August 25, 2017

  • Sustainable Source of Eye Care Consumables

    Health project in India

    India is the country with the highest prevalence of blindness and is also the home of Combat Blindness International s very first project. When we started in 1984, we focused almost exclusively on bringing mobile... Learn more

    Last updated April 7, 2017

  • Cataract Surgeries

    Health project in India

    Sitapur Eye Hospital was one of our first partners. Over the last 30 or so years we have been financially supporting their free cataract surgeries.... Learn more

    Last updated April 7, 2017

  • Cataract Surgeries

    Health project in India

    CBI has been financially supporting free cataract surgeries at Tarabai Desai Eye Hospital, Jodhpur for a number of years.... Learn more

    Last updated April 7, 2017

  • Ophthalmology Resident Exchange

    Health project in Brazil

    We are supporting an ophthalmology resident exchange between University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of S o Paulo-Brazil (USP). Selected USP residents have been trained in ophthalmic service, education,... Learn more

    Last updated April 7, 2017

  • The International Pediatric Program

    Health project in 3 countries

    Within eye care there is one problem that indiscriminately effects both developed and developing countries alike childhood vision problems. While in developing countries cases of childhood blindness are... Learn more

    Last updated April 4, 2017

  • Vision Screenings & Cataract Surgeries

    Health project in Nigeria

    In Nigeria we partner with the Mezu International Foundation (MIF) to help provide eye exams and screenings for the people of Nigeria. We also supply them with intraocular cataract kits to provide high-quality... Learn more

    Last updated April 4, 2017

  • Cataract Missions

    Health project in 2 countries

    In Namibia and Mali, the number of medical personnel is so sparse that we continue to support medical mission trips. We partner with Kids' and Poors' Eyes International in Germany to conduct medical cataract missions,... Learn more

    Last updated April 4, 2017

  • The Botswana Eye Care Initiative

    Health project in Botswana

    The Botswana Eye Care Initiative will eliminate cataract blindness and implement a nationwide eye care plan that will reduce, and nearly eradicate, the nation s major causes of visual impairment by 2019. Botswana,... Learn more

    Last updated April 4, 2017

  • The Certified Ophthalmic Paramedical Program (COP)

    A project from 2 different sectors in India

    India is home to approximately one-third of the world s 39 million blind people. The largest barrier to the majority of these 13 million blind individuals regaining their sight is the shortage of trained eye care... Learn more

    Last updated April 3, 2017