Organisations and partnerships working for the prevention and control of blindness and eye disease.

Consortium Members:

International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA)
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)
West African College of Surgeons (WACS)
Aravind Eye Hospital (AEH)
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA)
Moorfields Eye Hospital (MEH)
LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVP)
Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital
Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
University of Strathclyde (UoS)
Glasgow Centre for Ophthalmic Research (GCOR)

Our funders:

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust

Technology for eye health:

Peek, the Portable Eye Examination Kit

World Health Organization:

VISION 2020, a global initiative that aims to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020
Towards Universal Eye Health, the Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Avoidable Blindness and Visual Impairment 2014-2019

Collaborative Programs:

International Coalition for Trachoma Control (ICTC), which advocates for the implementation of the WHO-endorsed SAFE strategy to eliminate blinding trachoma. As well as funding the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is also investing £39.8 million to rapidly increase work on the elimination of this disease, the most common infectious cause of blindness in the Commonwealth and beyond. The program is being implemented by members of the International Coalition for Trachoma Control and managed by Sightsavers. ICTC and the Consortium will work closely to ensure strategic links between the two programs.