Request to the UN calling for the appointment of a Special Envoy on Vision

The Eyes of the world Foundation, a member of the IAPB (International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness), has supported the initiative of this organisation to send a letter to the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, in which more than 60 countries and more than 150 global eye health organisations have requested the appointment […]

#ClimateVision: The Eyes of the world campaign to warn about the harmful effects of climate change on eyesight

On March 22, World Water Day, Eyes of the world starts a yearlong campaign on its social media to bring awareness about the incidence of climate change on eye health and the need to take measures to reduce their harmful effects. The impact of climate change in eye health is undeniable and can be seen […]

Eyeglasses for rural school students in Bolivia

Eyes of the world is committed to improving eye health in Bolivia and providing access to eye care to those who otherwise would not have access to it, such as students in rural areas of the department of Oruro. In collaboration with the Ruta de la Luz Foundation, Eyes of the world organised an eye […]

Inclusive school-based eye health plans in Oruro

The Eyes of Bolivia project has taken a step forward in facilitating access for the student population in rural areas of Oruro and Tarija to early identification of visual impairments and their resolution. In the case of Oruro, with the involvement of all stakeholders, rights holders and responsibilities, Eyes of the world has ensured that […]

#LoveYourEyes. A day to love your eyes

At Eyes of the world we carried out different activities to celebrate World Sight Day 2022 and contribute to raising awareness about the importance of eye health, the need to take care of our eyes (#loveyoureyes) and to fight for the eradication of avoidable blindness. In Mozambique, we implemented eye health promotion activities in the […]

“Holding gazes” along with Novartis

With the support of Novartis, the Eyes of the World Foundation is launching the campaign “Holding gazes”, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of regular eye check-ups to prevent vision loss and to protect, preserve and prioritise visual health, and raise awareness of the precariousness of eye health in some of the […]

Javier Bardem’s eyes will open 200 eyes

Thanks to the solidarity of Javier Bardem, who donated the recently auctioned photograph of his iris to Eyes of the world, the Foundation will be able to make progress in eradicating avoidable blindness in some of the most vulnerable areas of the world. Specifically, 200 people who are blind (or at risk of losing their […]

Javier Bardem ‘donates’ his iris

The Eyes of the world Foundation has launched the “Iris of the world” project, which consists of obtaining an exclusive photograph of a famous person’s iris to auction it and raise funds. In turn, it hopes to raise awareness about the deficiencies in eye care in the most vulnerable territories and defend their right to […]

20 years of commitment to the Sahrawi refugee population in Tindouf

Eyes of the world has received with concern the turn in the foreign policy of the Spanish government in relation to Western Sahara and the impact that this new position may have on the health of the Sahrawi refugee population in the camps of Tindouf (Algeria), where the Foundation has an ophthalmological cooperation project underway. […]

The solidarity of the Miranza Group, from Spain to the most remote territories

The so-called butterfly effect suggests that a small change or disturbance can have a significant effect on another area or even on another continent. “If a butterfly, with its flutter, shakes the air in Beijing today, it could change New York’s climate systems next month”, according to meteorologist James Gleick in 1988. This amplifying result […]