Our Story So Far
The Andean Medical Mission, is well known for providing good quality eye care advice and treatment from our regular surgical trips.
Quite simply to make a difference by providing a service that is often taken for granted in the western world. Help us with our mission.
Sight saving surgery for now and the next generation.
According to the World Health Organization, Bolivia is the poorest nation in South America and citizens who live in rural areas are disproportionately affected by poverty.
43% of the population lives below the international poverty line and 23% live below the international extreme poverty line.
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Bolivian Covid-19 Vaccination
1,000 Patient Procedures
We trained over 100 Bolivian village doctors in managing eye emergencies and ocular trauma
Our General Manager moved to Bolivia to ensure continuous provision of eyecare services
500th Surgical Patient
We reached the milestone of having helped our 500th previously blind patient to see again
The Anna Rosa Story
We operated on our first bilaterally blind baby with amazing results. LINKlinklinklink
Mobile Eye Hospital
The purchase & import of quality surgical equipment allowed us to start planning regular trips and services
1st Bolivian Surgical Trip
Our 1st exploratory trip uncovered the need for eye care services in Northern Bolivia
In 2011 a group of medical professionals came together to form The Andean Medical Mission