News & Events

BCVI Annual Report 2015

The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired’s vision is of a Belize where no one is needlessly blind and those who are irrevocably blind are integrated as equal members in all aspects of society.

Quarter 4 2015 Newsletter

BCVI is very pleased to announce that we are underway with the second phase of our National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Treatment Programme.

Dr Michael Banach

A retinologist from the US, conducted three clinics, examined 45 patients and provided 26 Diabetic patients with laser treatment in February.  This is Dr Banach’s second visit and we thank him and his daughter who…
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VOSH & Amigos Pacific

A team of 4 ODs and 11 students from VOSH Pacific and Amigos of Orgeon, USA, conducted outreach clinics in the Belize District from March 26th– 29th where they screened 657 people.  

VOSH Berkeley

Along with Dangriga BCVI, this team held outreach clinics in the villages of Hopkins, San Roman and in Dangriga Town on January 5th to 10th and saw over 600 patients.