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...

Jean-Pierre Tchang Award 2023

Jean-Pierre Tchang Award 2023

The annual Jean-Pierre Tchang Award was created in 2009 to highlight the exceptional contribution of a volunteer to the IRIS Mundial mission. The 2023 award has been given to Dr. Marie-France Duguay, optometrist, and a volunteer for IRIS Mundial since 2016. The award...

Annual report 2022

Annual report 2022

We are pleased and proud to present the IRIS Mundial 2022 Annual Report. In it, you can discover the wonderful achievements of the past year : activities of our two Programs for the Prevention and Fight against Blindness (PPFB), support for the Espérance et Vie clinic...

Training mission in Senegal

Training mission in Senegal

Return of our Québec sans Frontières Volunteers (VQSF) From January 2 to 23, Dr. Annabelle Messier and Dr. Véronique Small, optometrists and postgraduate residents in community optometry, traveled to Senegal to continue the training in primary eye care of the...

February 2023 was IRIS Mundial month!

February 2023 was IRIS Mundial month!

A donation of $92,090 has been made by IRIS! February 2023 was IRIS Mundial Month in all IRIS stores across Canada. For each pair of eyeglasses sold during this special month, a donation of $10 was made to IRIS Mundial contributing to the grand total of $90,090! Also,...