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What We Do

We believe that persons with blindness or visual impairments, are entitled to some basic services and opportunities, wherever they live. We believe that a number of international conventions & initiatives, provide useful impetus to our cause. Read More.

Vision 2020 – Eye Health

In March 2017, when the Cabinet authorised implementation of the Public Sector Eye Service as a partnership with the Caribbean Council for the Blind (CCB) The Government confirmed its determination to help everyone in Antigua & Barbuda protect and preserve their “Right to Sight”. Read More.

Education Programs

Over the past 20 years, we established or improved 10 national education programs for children with blindness or visual impairment & trained more than 55 teachers to work with the children.

Read more about our Inclusive Education Programs.

Blind Cricket

Have you heard about Blind Cricket?

Since the 2007 Biennial General Meeting of the Caribbean Council for the Blind, the West Indies Cricket Council for the Blind (WICCB) has been registered as a legal entity in Barbados.

Find out more about Blind Cricket.

The Public Sector Eye Service Update (June 2017 to Dec 2017)
The Public Sector Eye Service Update (June 2017 to Dec 2017)
In March 2017, when the Cabinet authorised implementation of the Public Sector Eye Service as a partnership with the Caribbean Council for the Blind (CCB) The Government confirmed its determination...
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165,000 Jamaicans to One Optometrist – Worst in English Speaking CARICOM
165,000 Jamaicans to One Optometrist – Worst in English Speaking CARICOM
Is someone blocking the registration of Optometrists in Jamaica? Why are new applicants having so much difficulty getting registered? My name is Arvel Grant. I am the Chief Executive Officer...
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Training of 16 Diabetic Retinopathy Screeners from Dominica, Jamaica and St Lucia completed
Training of 16 Diabetic Retinopathy Screeners from Dominica, Jamaica and St Lucia completed
In keeping with its purpose “to prevent blindness and visual impairment”, Caribbean Council for the Blind (CCB) in collaboration with The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and Sight Savers International...
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Mandeville Regional Hospital – A Journey To Improved Eye Care
Mandeville Regional Hospital – A Journey To Improved Eye Care
Mandeville, Manchester — The Mandeville Regional Hospital now boasts upgraded eye care services. For stakeholders, the journey to the recent official opening of an ophthalmology clinic and an operating theatre...
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Announcing the registration of Optometrist Dr. Adebo O.D. to practice in Antigua-Barbuda
Announcing the registration of Optometrist Dr. Adebo O.D. to practice in Antigua-Barbuda
We are delighted that Dr Onohomo Adebo, has received her instruments of registration, to practice in Antigua and Barbuda. A graduate of Benin University, she is an Optometry Doctor. Dr....
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Second Annual UOG Optometry Students’ Dinner
Second Annual UOG Optometry Students’ Dinner
The Bachelor of Science in Optometry offered by the University of Guyana (UOG), is a 4-year programme, including internship. Based in the Department of Public Health, it is built on the...
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Caribbean Diabetic Retinopathy Programme To Start With Six Countries
Caribbean Diabetic Retinopathy Programme To Start With Six Countries
St. John’s, Antigua, April 13, 2014 : Six countries from the Commonwealth Caribbean have been selected to participate in the Caribbean Diabetic Retinopathy: Prevention, Screening, Referral and Treatment Programme. Chief Executive Officer...
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Blindness is My Blessing
Blindness is My Blessing
Ganesh carefully made his way up the staircase to the Cheddi Jagan Lecture Hall on the compound of the University of Guyana. He had only a few minutes to spare...
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Photo Gallery

Haiti – CCB in Haiti – FEB 2012
Event: CCB in Haiti 2012 Location: Haiti Date: Feb 2012 Continue reading
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Trinidad & Tobago – Meeting of Vision 2020 Committees – Dec 2011
Event: Meeting of Vision 2020 Committees Location: Trinidad & Tobago Date: December 2011 Continue reading
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Antigua & Barbuda – Fiennes Institute handing over ceremony – Dec 2011
Event: Fiennes Institute - handing over ceremony Location: Antigua & Barbuda Date: December 2011 Continue reading
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Antigua and Barbuda – Two Day Optometry Clinic – AUG 2011
Event: Two Day Optometry Clinic Location: Antigua & Barbuda Date: August 2011 Continue reading
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Guyana – EU Project Launch – Opening Ceremony
Event: Guyana - EU Project Launch - Opening Ceremony Location: Guyana Date: The entire album may be downloaded in this zip file. {gallery}GUY-EU-Project-Launch-OpeningCeremony{/gallery}
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Guyana – EU Project Launch – Start-up Workshop
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Guyana – Vision Centres – Eye Care Guyana Spectacle Lab
Event: Guyana - Vision Centres - Eye Care Guyana Spectacle Lab Location: Guyana Date: The entire album may be downloaded in this zip file. {gallery}GUY-EyeCareGuyana-SpectacleLab{/gallery}
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Guyana – Vision Centres – Diamond Vision Centre – East Bank Demerara Regional Hospital
Event: Guyana - Vision Centres - Diamond Vision Centre - East Bank Demerara Regional Hospital Location: Guyana Date: The entire album may be downloaded in...
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Guyana – Vision Centres – Georgetown Public Hospital
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Guyana – Vision Centres – West Demara Regional Hospital
Event: Guyana - Vision Centres - West Demara Regional Hospital Location: Guyana Date: The entire album may be downloaded in this zip file. {gallery}GUY-WestDemara-Regional-Hospital{/gallery}
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St Lucia – World Sight Day – October 2010
Event: St Lucia - World Sight Day - October 2010 Location: St Lucia Date: October 2010 The entire album may be downloaded in this zip...
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Jamaica – Mandeville Eye Clinic – October 2010
Event: Jamaica - Mandeville Eye Clinic - October 2010 Location: Jamaica Date: October 2010 The entire album may be downloaded in this zip file. {gallery}JA-MandevilleEyeClinic-Oct2010{/gallery}
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