Opening our eyes, with the help of solidarity artists

Throughout the year, many artists (who have donated to the Eyes of the world Foundation Art Fund) exhibit their creations in various exhibition spaces around the world. Congratulations from the Foundation and we are proud to see how their art continues to expand and grow day by day. Currently six of them (Joan Fontcuberta, Manel […]

Measures to improve environmental sustainability in Mali

In the framework of the Eyes of Mali project, in recent years, it has been seen that environmental sustainability within the world of eye health is paramount. In an area of the world where scarcity, drought and people displaced due to armed conflicts prevail, the action of Eyes of the world in reference to hygiene […]

Anna Barba takes the operational leadership of the Foundation

Eyes of the world unveils a new director, Anna Barba i Giró. Graduated in Law, postgraduate in Direction and Management of NGOs and other non-profit organizations and with a master’s degree in Globalization, Development and Cooperation, she started her work beginnings in the world of law, specifically in the banking legal advice sector. In 2011 […]

Cataract surgery training in Oruro

The continuous training of ophthalmological teams is one of the priority objectives of Eyes of the world so that local professionals reinforce and update their knowledge to assist the population with greater autonomy. In this regard, from September 27 to October 8, a surgery training commission on cataract surgeries was held in Bolivia by Dr. […]

The IAPB tripled the expected target for the #LoveYourEyes campaign

Every year, the second Thursday of October is the World Sight Day which this year coincided with 14 October. At this evening, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) focus annually on the problem of visual disability. #LoveYourEyes has been the label of this year’s campaign that […]

Consultations resume at the Inhambane prison

Following the objective of facilitating the right to eye health for the entire population, Eyes of the world regularly visits groups that cannot attend hospital consultations, such as people in Mozambican prisons. This activity had been suspended since the start of the pandemic, but it was able to resume last September when visits were made […]

More than 4,000 eye treatments in Bolivia for World Sight Day

As every year, World Sight Day, organized by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), has arrived, and the Eyes of Bolivia program did not want to miss the opportunity to set up different activities in the three action territories: Chuquisaca, Oruro and Tarija. During the days leading up to and following October […]

20 years opening eyes

The Eyes of the world Foundation has celebrated a very special evening this past October 14th on the occasion of its annual solidarity dinner -The Night of the Eyes of the world-, which, this year, has gained special relevance for the coincidence with the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Foundation. Through this dinner, […]

Eye examinations for the albino population

In Mozambique, albino people live with many difficulties, and not just because they are singled out for their looks. On the one hand, they are haunted by the color of their skin, as traditional magic and healers spread many beliefs about using parts of their body in ceremonies to heal other people. That means they […]

Inauguration of the first shelter exclusively for Sahrawi ophthalmology patients

Bringing eye health closer to the most vulnerable population also implies removing barriers and providing services and improvements to facilitate their access, avoiding possible obstacles such as logistics and displacement problems. Especially at a time when, in addition, the pandemic has forced the closure of borders, preventing the transfer of external surgical commissions. With this objective, […]