News Release: Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez Wins the 2015 Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention

Thursday, July 2, 2015
LCIF Foundation

Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, June 23, 2015—Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) are pleased to announce Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez of Colombia…

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News Release: LCIF Congratulates China on Trachoma Progress

Monday, June 22, 2015
Trachoma Screening in Tibet

OAK BROOK, Illinois, USA, June 22, 2015 – During the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, the Delegation of the People’s Republic of China shared the findings…

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Sight for Kids Touches Lives in West Bengal

Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital in far northeast India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, has one of the first dedicated pediatric eye care centers in north Bengal….

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LCIF and The Carter Center Continue to Fight Blinding Trachoma

Monday, May 4, 2015

LCIF’s SightFirst program has awarded more than US$47 million to The Carter Center, a leader in combating trachoma. Since 1999, LCIF has awarded grants for 26 trachoma control projects…

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Fighting Childhood Blindness in Argentina

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Childhood Blindness Argentina

A premature baby was hospitalized at Hospital Iríarte in Quilmes, a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The hospital did not have the equipment to provide the care…

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