Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity/International
An Non-Sectarian, Apolitical NGO on a
Mission to bring Vision to Every Person on the Planet
The Voice of Optometry in Developing Nations Since 1971
VOSH Annual Meeting 2019
SAVE THE DATE and MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the next VOSH Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on Sunday October 27, 2019 to be held immediately after the 3rd World Congress of Optometry presented by the World Council of Optometry in partnership with the American Academy of Optometry (Oct. 23-26, 2019). Fittingly, as the meeting is in Orlando, near Disney World, the theme at the VOSH Annual Meeting will be “Big Vision, Small World”, looking at optometry globally. There will be exciting international speakers and relevant breakout sessions and participation by all chapters present.
We are all passionate about serving others through VOSH. YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!
The VOSH Fellowship fosters the development of humanitarian leaders to meet the challenge of VISION 2020 and to prepares individuals who may be asked to consult with governmental agencies, educational, private, or public institutions, and the media on issues related to the mission and vision of VOSH/International.
Years in the planning with VOSH/International as a major collaborating partner, 19 Optometry students begin the long sought journey to build critically needed eye care capacity in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Read this exciting news in the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI OGS) release below. Past V/I President Dr. Dave McPhillips and Dr. Halpren are there representing VOSH/International.
Jordan Kassalow awarded Humanitarian of Year, Bud Falkenhain awarded Lifetime Achievement, and Natalie Venezia presented with President Circle Award at the 2018 VOSH Annual Meeting.
Bringing the World Into Focus: The Story of VOSH