Projects

  •  From October 21th to 29th 2017, IRIS Mundial volunteers went to the Ernesto Mispireta Valdivia polyclinic in Peru to provide eye care to the community of Canete. The project was a great success! A dynamic team of 38 Canadian volunteers (ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, nurses and assistants) provided eye care to 2085 disadvantaged patients in the area. They […]

  • From April 26th to May 3rd 2016, IRIS Mundial volunteers went to the Miragoâne Ste-Therese Hospital in Haiti to provide eye care to this community. The project was a great success. A dynamic team of twenty eight Canadian and Haitian volunteers (ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, nurses and assistants) provided eye care to 1700 of the disadvantaged […]

  • From January 9 to 16, 2013, IRIS Mundial volunteers went to the Island of La Gonave in Haiti to provide eye care to the community of Anse-à-Galets. The project was a great success. A dynamic team of thirty Canadian and Haitian volunteers (ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, nurses and assistants) provided eyecare to 1700 of the poorest […]

  • Results: •1725 eye examinations •30 ocular surgeries From January 9 to 16, 2013, IRIS Mundial volunteers went to the Island of Gonâve in Haiti to provide eye care to the community of Anse-à-Galets. The project was a great success. A dynamic team of thirty Canadian and Haitian volunteers (ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, nurses and assistants) provided […]

  • Results : 1885 eye examinations 23 ocular surgeries 31 plastic surgeries 135 general medical consultations Partners : Fondation pour le Développement Économique et Social (FODES-5) Secrétairerie d’État à l’Intégration des Personnes Handicapées Comité  National de Prévention de la Cécité en Haïti Hôpital Ste-Thérèse-de-Miragoâne October 2009: Mission to Labrousse and Miragoâne, Haiti By Dr. Jean-Pierre Tchang, […]

  • Results : 1800 eye examinations 35 ocular surgeries 100 general medical consultations Partners : Vision sin Fronteras DIRESA Cajamarca Cajamarca, Peru 2009 By Marilanie Jean, IRIS Mundial volunteer May 4, 2009 – a day I will never forget. This day, I sat on a plane and waved goodbye to the comfort of all that I […]

  • Results: 2514 eye examinations 54 ocular surgeries 35 plastic surgeries 200 dermatology consultations 89 general medical consultations Partners : Vision sin Fronteras DIRESA Cajamarca Humanitarian Mission in Cajamarca, Peru By Richard Wilson, Treasurer and Volunteer, IRIS Mundial María Luisa saw for the first time in her life last November. The seven year-old Peruvian had an […]

  • Results : 3200 eye examinations 33 ocular surgeries 20 plastic surgeries 500 dentistry consultations 250 dermatology consultations Partners : Vision sin Fronteras Rotary Club Caraz and Club Rotary Independencia-Huaraz Canadian Ophthalmologists and Dentists on humanitarian mission to Peru. As published on the Canadian Embassy website in June 2007. Specialists treated over 4000 patients. 35 Canadian […]

  • Results : 2000 eye examinations 65 ocular surgeries 25 general surgeries Partner : SYTO-Benin Humanitarian Mission in Ketou, Benin (West Africa) For the second time, a team of IRIS Mundial volunteers took off for Benin, where they stayed from January 8 to 22, 2006. A small, culturally diverse West African country, Benin is home to 52 […]

  • Results : 3100 eye examinations 43 ocular surgeries 34 plastic surgeries 350 dentistry consultations 215 dermatology consultations Partners : Vision sin Fronteras Rotary Club Independencia-Huaraz Humanitiarian Mission in Marcara and Huaraz, Peru By Jean-Pierre Tchang, Optometrist Marcara is a charming little village in the Andean highlands, situated at the foot of Huscaran (South America’s second […]

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