News & Events

Seeking Organizational Partnership for Chief Program Officer Position

VHI is seeking to partner with another organization to strengthen our shared goals and mission in the delivery of medical services to the poor and underserved populations throughout Latin America.

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Chief Program Officer Position Open

The CPO identifies and secures safe and appropriate work sites for the mission trips of Vision Health International (VHI), and oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the field program operations. The CPO serves as an ex-officio member of the board and attends all BOD meetings and retreats.

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Nurse Scholarship Brings VHI Needed Volunteers

Asked how she came to be a VHI volunteer, this invaluable team member said, “I wouldn’t be here at all if it weren’t for the Nurse Scholarship.” Please support scholarships.

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Wanted: Medical Volunteers

VHI is announcing a return eye mission to the Dominican Republic in 2015. This trip will provide much needed vision health care to underserved patients in the western region of the DR.

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Connecting to the People of Piura

Strabismus surgery can help improve visual acuity. Yet it is not like cataracts where vision is restored. Its stigma can make people think someone with strabismus is less competent.

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New Video from Ecuador

Our partner in Ecuador, FIBUSPAM, shot this 2014 trip video.  

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VHI in Colorado Gives Day

On Dec. 9, 2014, donations will be accepted through, and 100% of your donation comes to us. VHI will not only benefit directly from your donation but also get a split of the cumulative donations made to all groups on this date.

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240 Union Benefit for VHI

On March 6, 2014, 240 Union is hosting a day and night of fine dining to benefit Vision Health International.

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Piura, Peru

VHI has conducted one-week field programs in Piura every year since 2005. Piura is a vibrant commercial city in the coastal/desert region of northwestern Peru.

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Riobamba, Ecuador

VHI is delighted to be returning Ecuador. This year’s trip will be focusing on developing an ongoing comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology program. We expect to perform 50–60 adult and pediatric surgical procedures. A team will also travel to various schools to screen and evaluate 200–300 students each day.

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