In Vietnam, the number of women with vision impairment (2,2%) is significantly higher than the number of men (1,2%), as stated in the RAAB 2015. The higher rate in women can be explained by aspects... Read moreGender Barrier Study – ECF Vietnam
With the festive presentation of three Snellen charts, the Eye Care Foundation has started a collaboration with three Surinamese hospitals on Friday, the 4th of February. The Eye Care Foundation, a... Read moreCollaboration between Surinamese hospitals and the Eye Care Foundation
There was a girl…Swos is her name. She is twelve years old, lives in a village in Nepal, and attends primary school. Swos is very cross-eyed with her right eye. At school, she hardly sees any... Read moreThere was a girl…Swos is her name.
Corona has put a lot of pressure on the eye care sectors in our program countries, including Laos and Cambodia, where we have long waiting lists, postponed surgeries, and more than ever patients to... Read moreCorona Recovery Plan 2021-2022
Faraja Mlipano (32) is an energetic person who works as an assistant ophthalmic nurse at Mlimba Health Centre in Mlimba District in Morogoro region in Tanzania. Faraja is a very hardworking person ... Read moreEye Health Hero: Faraja Mlipano
Last week, the Eye Care Foundation in Tanzania conducted the first worldwide eye screening + vaccination combination camp. In partnership with the Ministry of Health, our team was allowed to co-hos... Read moreFirst worldwide combination camp
The Eye Care Foundation wishes everyone Happy World Sight Day 2021!... Read more#LoveYourEyes
Project Title: Make Children’s Vision Count – To Leave No Child Behind This CBP project will enable The Eye Care Foundation to increase the access to and use of equitable and sustainabl... Read moreECF becomes a USAID grantee
193 countries of the United Nations unanimously agreed to a new plan for vision for everyone – with eye health critical to the #SDGs. The plan sets a target for eye care for all by 2030, with... Read more2030 in Sight!
After 22 years, our colleague Yvonne Reifler is retiring today. Thanks to her knowledge of the projects, her open and professional attitude, Yvonne Reifler majorly contributed to building sustainab... Read moreCelebrating the work of Yvonne Reifler