Combat Blindness International

Combat Blindness International is dedicated to eliminating preventable blindness worldwide by providing sustainable, equitable solutions for sight through partnerships and innovation.

Acronym: CBI

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

US

Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • Village Vision Complex

    Health project in India

    Our goal in Odisha is to provide care to approximately 1,000,000 people through the creation of two Eye Centers in Balasore and Keonjhar. Each complex will bring high quality sight-restoring eye care to the doorsteps... Learn more

    Last updated December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 10, 2019

  • 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 December 6, 2017

  • Eye Clinic

    Health project in Lebanon

    Since 2011, we have been working with the Melki Hospital in Tripoli, Lebanon with the goal of establishing a sustainable eye clinic. Due to unrest in the area, we are currently unable to work on our project, but we... Learn more

    Last updated December 6, 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