Unite For Sight, Inc.

Global Health Delivery

Unite For Sight supports eye clinics worldwide by investing human and financial resources in their social ventures to eliminate patient barriers to eye care. Unite For Sight applies best practices in eye care, public health, volunteerism, and social entrepreneurship to achieve our goal of high-quality eye care for all. The programs are locally led and managed by ophthalmologists at Unite For Sight’s partner eye clinics. Unite For Sight’s international eye care services with partner local eye clinics are provided year-round and are comprehensive, including examinations by local eye doctors, diagnosis and care for treatable conditions, education, and preventative care. Outreach services are brought to the people in their villages, in some cases including villages seven or more hours from the clinics. These patients are provided with regular follow-up care by our outreach teams throughout the year. To date, we have provided eye care services to more than 1.6 million people worldwide, including more than 65,000 sight-restoring surgeries.

Global Impact Corps

We scale our overall impact on global health delivery by developing and nurturing the next generation of global health leaders. Our Global Impact Fellows are immersed in effective global health programs. Their extensive pre-departure training accelerates their impact, engagement, and competency when they are abroad. They learn first-hand about best practices in public health, international development, cultural competency, and cross-cultural communication. The Unite For Sight experience develops each Fellow’s passions and perspectives while enhancing their potential in a variety of career fields, including medicine, public health, social entrepreneurship, social sciences, and international development. 99% of alumni say that participating with Unite For Sight increased their interest in global health, and 97% report that participating in the program enhanced their interest in supporting local social entrepreneurs in developing countries.

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