In Memoriam: Ralph John Helmsen

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our esteemed board member, Ralph John Helmsen, Ph.D., who passed away on May 7, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment to the International Eye Foundation.

December 3rd is observed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Join IEF in celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

International Eye Foundation and Integrative Sciences, LLC Collaborative Learning and Adapting (CLA)

On October 31, 2023, IEF and its contractual partner, Integrative Sciences, LLC concluded a productive meeting. The meeting “What have we learned, Why it matters, and Where do we go from here” covered learning experiences from 58 grants supported by the USAID-funded Child Blindness Program over the past five years.

November 14 is observed as World Diabetes Day by WHO

Understanding Diabetes: A metabolic disorder affecting millions worldwide. Let’s raise awareness this World Diabetes Day. 

WSD Free Diabetic Retinopathy Screening with AI – Fundus Camera

On World Sight Day, observed globally on October 12, 2023, IEF partners in India screened for diabetic retinopathy in Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya, and West Bengal.