International Eye Foundation

Medical Eye Care
Kensington, MD, USA
Project Title: Capacity Building in Four Latin American Eye Hospital Systems and within the International Eye Foundation Itself Website:

About the Grantee

IEF’s mission is to eliminate preventable and treatable blindness by increasing affordability and access to quality comprehensive and sustainable eye care services worldwide., changing how eye care is delivered and changing systems at eye hospitals and clinics to provide quality eye care in an efficient, productive, and sustainable manner.

Purpose of the Grant

(1) to help four leading socially oriented hospitals in Latin America expand their capacities in providing primary, surgical, and sub-specialty eye care, increase the number of patients served, strengthen their eye care training and research capacities, and provide support to mentee clinics and (2) to strengthen the capacity of IEF itself – together with its Latin America-based partners in eye care training (“the Delta team”) – to manage an increasing number of eye care capacity-building and sustainability projects




30 months

Grant Regions

International, Latin America & Caribbean