Zahida Ispahani

Islamia Eye Hospital, M A Ispahani Institute of Ophthalmology (IEH), and DCI have been working closely to mitigate the miseries of underprivileged children. IEH is a non-profit eye care service provider. DCI is doing a commendable job in helping children with eye diseases. Without its appropriate … [Read more...]

Angelina Gomez

Volunteering in Bangladesh with DCI was a fantastic experience, one that I will treasure for the rest of my life. Nothing will be able to take away this experience. Even before I left Bangladesh I had a new found dedication and determination to continue and help fight against blindness and … [Read more...]

Rtn. Mohammad Shahid

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all DCI team members (Mr. Moneam, Mr. Lucky, Mr. Ranjen and Mr. A. Sattar) at Shoula for their excellent arrangement of inauguration Ceremony of AGAMI School at Shoula and Free Eye Camp. We (myself and my daughter Sabah) were very much impressed with … [Read more...]

DCI Free Eye Screening Camp Program to Be Held at FeTNA Conference, Palace Theater, Waterbury CT

US-based charity fights for BLINDNESS PREVENTION Cheshire, CT (June 14, 2010): Distressed Children & Infants International, a US registered, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID# 810671495), is hosting a “Free Eye Screening Camp” as part of it’s Blindness Prevention program to … [Read more...]

DCI Director Visited Bangladesh to Help Improve the Lives of Underprivileged Children

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Director, Dr. Nina Hoque, visited Bangladesh (from July 10-25, 2009) to supervise and monitor the following DCI programs: the Sun Child Sponsorship Program, Childhood Blindness Prevention Program (CBPP), Orphan Support Program … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Performs Cataract Surgery in Bangladesh

Cheshire, CT (March 12, 2008) – Dr. Brian DeBroff, Associate Clinical Professor of Opthalmology at Yale University, recently returned from performing cataract surgery on children in Bangladesh. DeBroff is president of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), a nonprofit child rights … [Read more...]

DCI Launches Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 16, 2007) – At a ceremony on December 15, Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President, and Professor Azad Khan, DAB President and Director of DCI’s Bangladesh operations, officially inaugurated DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention (CBP) Program. The goal of this program is to … [Read more...]

Invitation to a Reception in Honor of DCI President

This is to inform you that Professor Brian DeBroff, President of Distressed Children & Infants International DCI, will be arriving in Bangladesh with a team of medical personnel on December 13 for a one-week visit. We will be initiating the “Prevention of Childhood Blindness Program” on behalf … [Read more...]

DCI’s Project for Childhood Blindness Prevention

Primary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in infants remains a controversial topic, yet is gaining more widespread acceptance …. This technique has the advantage that most pediatric ophthalmologists and even general ophthalmologists could easily be trained to perform this procedure. This could be … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Visits Bangladesh to Inaugurate DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

A team from DCI, Distressed Children International, will be going to Bangladesh on December 13 for a one-week visit to inaugurate its Childhood Blindness Prevention Program. The team members are: Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President; Dr. Ehsanul Hoque, DCI Executive Director; Dr. Maksud Chowdhury, DCI … [Read more...]