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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Certified Ophthalmic Paramedical Program (COP)

    A project from 2 different sectors in India

    India is home to approximately one-third of the world s 39 million blind people. The largest barrier to the majority of these 13 million blind individuals regaining their sight is the shortage of trained eye care... Learn more

    Last updated April 3, 2017