About Our Chapter
The mission of VOSH PA is to provide eye care and glasses to the materially poor in developing countries through short-term mission trips and the training of local healthcare providers. VOSH PA is an affiliate elect of VOSH International, which is a worldwide organization founded by optometrists in 1971. There are 35 regional and 25 student chapters of VOSH International worldwide, who perform eye clinics in various parts of the world. Through VOSH International we are partnered with the World Health Organization and the World Council of Optometry to work to help to eliminate the preventable causes of blindness by the year 2020.