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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SightFirst in Sri Lanka

Monday, March 23, 2015
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The SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) recently approved a grant to fund eye care services in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, District 306-B2: A grant of US$162,448 was awarded to the Lions…

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