Fighting Trachoma in Uganda

Monday, October 17, 2016

Trachoma is the second leading cause of blindness in Uganda and the Karamoja region has the country’s highest infection rate. During World Sight Day celebrations last week, the…

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Guatemala has Conquered River Blindness

Friday, September 30, 2016

Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, is a parasitic disease that afflicts the rural poor. It is caused by a worm that is spread from person to person…

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A Rising Tide Lifts all Kayaks

Monday, September 12, 2016

Leaser Lake in eastern Pennsylvania, 45-feet deep before unrelenting seepage, eventually became a kind of ghost lake. By 2001, the 120-acre, man-made lake was an eerie landscape of…

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LCIF Congratulates BCVI on 35 Years of Saving Sight

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is a leader in providing support for preventing avoidable blindness and restoring sight for people around the world. Our sight programs include developing and improving…

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Lions Take a Stand Against Measles

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Every child should be vaccinated against measles and rubella, but progress on eliminating these diseases has stalled. Everyone should play a role in closing this gap – governments,…

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