Yonsei University Severance Hospital

Founded by missionaries in 1885, Yonsei University Severance Hospital has a longest history among modern medical institutions in South Korea. In 2013, its Division of Preventive Ophthalmology as part of Department of Ophthalmology launched a comprehensive blindness prevention program in Malawi with an aim of improving access to quality eye health services for the visual impaired, particularly those in the most marginalized areas. Severance Hospital works in partnership with other member organizations of ICTC and the Government in utilizing innovative solutions such as the Mobile Blindness Prevention Center and mHealth applications for effective and efficient service delivery.