3 October 2016
Major League Baseball Players Trust and Our Children's Vision Take Aim at Avoidable Blindness
1 July 2016
Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, the Brien Holden Vision Institute, and Optometry Giving Sight have supported the development of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua (UNAN-Managua) School of Optometry for 7 years to witness this first graduation ceremony on June 24, 2016.
30 June 2016
Association of Schools and Colleges of of Optometry's 2016 Industry Leadership Award Winner is The Vision Council's R. Mike Daley
12 April 2016
OUR CHILDRENS VISION CAMPAIGN TO SCREEN 50 MILLION CHILDREN BY 2020 Global Optometric community invited to help stem the dramatic impact of myopia (New York, NY, 12 April 2016): Optometry Giving Sight was pleased to co-host the official launch of the Our Childrens Vision Campaign at the Australian Consulate in New York today. This new global campaign has been initiated by the Brien Holden Vision Institute and the Vision for Life fund, created by Essilor. It seeks to bring together governments, development agencies, the private sector, eye health practitioners and communities with the goal of screening 50 million children worldwide for vision impairments by 2020.
7 April 2016
PRESS RELEASE Thanks a Million, Vision Source! Denver CO (7 April, 2016): Optometry Giving Sight is delighted to announce that the Vision Source Million Dollar Campaign has now achieved its target. The campaign, which was initiated in April 2014, sought to increase the amount of funds available to support all of Optometry Giving Sights funded projects throughout the world, with a specific focus on the proposed new School of Optometry in Haiti. The target was achieved at the recent Vision Source Exchange meeting in San Antonio.
21 March 2016
IACLE has today announced the winners of the 2016 IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Awards to recognise and reward achievement in contact lens education worldwide, and the IACLE Travel Award for an educator starting out on his/her career. Each will receive a bursary of up to US$3,000 towards the cost of attending a major international conference during 2016.
11 February 2016
(Sydney, Australia). Optometry Giving Sight has today announced the consolidation of its Global Board and Global Development Board, creating a new Board structure with 11 members.