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The OPC is registered with the Comité de la Charte, an organisation who checks and approves associations who appeal to the public generosity. The OPC complies with its principles of financial transparency and rigorous management. For more information: www.comitecharte.org.

Preserving Sight

One child goes blind each minute and one adult every five seconds. Yet 80% of blinding diseases are avoidable. The OPC fights to protect and preserve sight. The OPC is an international NGO with specific expertise in ocular public health, which has been in operation since 1978. It is a recognised charity in an official working relationship with the WHO; is an active member of the global initiative Vision 2020- the Right to Sight; and is approved by the French branch of the International Committee on Fundraising Organizations ’Comité de la Charte’.
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Fighting Trachoma

Fighting against trachoma. Find out more

Truly effective change

Results from the past ten years of fighting blindness:
- 14,000 volunteer village agents in the most remote villages, 400 ophthalmic nurses, 90 general practitioners and 1,200 traditional midwives
- 3,800,000 people treated annually against "river blindness" thanks to more than 36 million tablets distributed in over 6000 villages
- More than 500,000 opthalmological consultations in health centres supported by the OPC

In the most isolated communities we have achieved:
- over 55,000 cataract operations
- 15,000 trichiasis operations

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The OPC’s Ambassadors