Project for the benefit of the St. Louis PPFB

Project for the benefit of the St. Louis PPFB

Mr. Mamour Kamara, son of the optician employed by the Program for the Prevention and Fight against Blindness (PPFB) in St-Louis, Senegal, has long been interested in optics and wishes to pursue a career in this field. Since there are no official and complete training...
New IRIS Mundial division in Canada!

New IRIS Mundial division in Canada!

Considering that access to visual care is more difficult for some social classes 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. The...
Good news: a science article published!

Good news: a science article published!

Good news! Thanks to data collection efforts from patients during the 2018 IRIS Mundial project in Senegal, a science article has been published relating to visual impairments and eye diseases present in the St-Louis area of Senegal. This article, published in June...
2018 Mission – Salamaleikum Senegal

2018 Mission – Salamaleikum Senegal

Mission accomplished: smiles and glimmers of hope in St-Louis By Julie Roegiers and Catherine Rioux, General Management On November 18th, the IRIS Mundial team left the comforts of home to travel to the region of St. Louis, Senegal, in order to provide complete eye...
IRIS Mundial video – Peru 2017

IRIS Mundial video – Peru 2017

From October 21 to 29, 2017, IRIS Mundial volunteers went to 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, translators and assistants)...