It’s our mission for eyes in need

IRIS Mundial is a charity that aims to improve the visual health of populations in need in developing countries and in Canada.
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Our mission

Our mission is to provide quality preventive and curative optometric, optical and ophthalmological services to populations in developing countries and to people in need in Canada.

 

Our vision

Mission IRIS Mundial is a reference body promoting the right to sight, which aims to improve the visual health of populations in need in developing countries and in Canada.

Our projects

Our one-time projects

Provide the first ever ophthalmic services to disadvantaged people in a region where no services are available.

Our permanent programs

Our Programs for the Prevention and Fight against Blindness (PPFB) aim to offer a quality comprehensive eye care system to the most disadvantaged population located in isolated areas.

Our trainings

Facilitate privileged exchanges on new surgical techniques and eye examinations between our professional volunteers and local vision professionals in the targeted areas through continuing education.

Aboriginal people in Canada

Considering that access to visual care is more difficult for some populations in Canada, IRIS Mundial wishes to become more inclusive and has decided to implement new activities to improve access to visual care for people in need here in our country…
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Latest news

Gabon 2024 – Mission accomplished!

Gabon 2024 – Mission accomplished!

By Julie Roegiers, general manager of IRIS Mundial24 IRIS Mundial volunteers returned from Gabon on Thursday, February 1 with their heads full of wonderful memories. After many months of preparation, a multidisciplinary team of vision professionals (ophthalmologists,...

One-time project in Gabon, leaving soon!

One-time project in Gabon, leaving soon!

This is it! The project is becoming more and more concrete! We can't wait to take off for Gabon on January 20 until Fabruary 1st, where our next onte-time project will take place. In Lambaréné, at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, a multidisciplinary team of 24...

Training and follow-up mission to Saint-Louis, Senegal

Training and follow-up mission to Saint-Louis, Senegal

Mission successfully accomplished!Optometrist Dr. Marie-France Duguay and optician Caroline Anderson flew to Senegal on November 3. The previous mission took place in January 2023 when two residents in community optometry from the Université de Montréal School of...