Global Healthcare & Vision Restoration

Sights on Health, Inc. is committed to providing quality, compassionate care for those whose geographical and/or social status limit their access to medical care. A dedicated group of physicians & health professionals from across the U.S.A., along with allied healthcare students volunteer their time to provide free medical care, eye care and eye surgery to those in need in the U.S.A. and abroad.
Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

The board of directors and officers are thrilled to announce the new name, Sights on Health, Inc. for our nonprofit organization. Our name states what we provide: global healthcare and vision restoration. Other than the new name everything else will remain the same. Our volunteers will continue to provide quality medical care, eye care and eye...
Second Sights on Health 2019 Mission: John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission

Second Sights on Health 2019 Mission: John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission

July 1-5th Sacred Valley, Peru The Sights on Health team just returned from their John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission in the Sacred Valley of Peru. It was an extremely successful mission; 815 people were examined in the medical and eye clinics.   The clinics were held in...
First Sights on Health 2019 Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, Artists for World Peace NATIVE EYES Mission June 2-7th, South Dakota

First Sights on Health 2019 Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, Artists for World Peace NATIVE EYES Mission June 2-7th, South Dakota

Photo Credit: © Claudia Paul  © Artists for World Peace  © AFWP NATIVE EYES   AFWP NATIVE EYES Mission Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota  June 2-7, 2019 Rosebud Indian Reservation, Mission, South Dakota Our nonprofit, Sights on Health, Inc. is proud to have the opportunity to work with the nonprofit Artists for World...
MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is looking forward to another busy year.  We have three missions planned and our teams are in place! MISSION SCHEDULE 2019  Eye Care Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota Our team is working with Raymond Dennis and Wendy Nasta – Black of the nonprofit Artist...
A Gift That Counts

A Gift That Counts

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is a nonprofit tax exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please help our cause, either by donating online via paypal or make checks payable to A Promise to Peru, Inc. Thank You! Donate Today! A Promise to Peru, Inc.’s goal...
A Tribute to Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H

A Tribute to Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is saddened to announce the untimely passing of our Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H. on February 22, 2016.  The members of the board of directors and all of the mission participants who have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Dr....
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Behind the Scenes Preparations for the Upcoming Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29

Behind the Scenes Preparations for the Upcoming Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29

Frank Garcia, CST and Dr. Messina spent 6 hours on a sunny summer Saturday sorting through hundreds of surgical instruments in preparation for the upcoming September sight restoring surgical mission in Riobamba, Ecuador.  Now Frank will transport these surgical instrument trays to Retina Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York where Erika V Cruz, Head of...
Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

The board of directors and officers are thrilled to announce the new name, Sights on Health, Inc. for our nonprofit organization. Our name states what we provide: global healthcare and vision restoration. Other than the new name everything else will remain the same. Our volunteers will continue to provide quality medical care, eye care and eye surgery through the global missions.  Our outreach will...
Blog By Kaitlin Monroig - 2019 Mission to Peru

Blog By Kaitlin Monroig – 2019 Mission to Peru

DAY 1: What do they say about best laid plans? Date: June 29th, 2019 Location: New York, NY By Kaitlin Monroig Our blogger for the John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. 2019 Medical Mission was Kaitlyn Monroig. She is a rising second year medical student from Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook, NY.  After several months of planning,...
Thank you from us to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of Ascot Properties NYC, LLC.

Thank you from us to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of Ascot Properties NYC, LLC.

Great news to share!!  Sights on Health/A Promise to Peru received an incredible donation of $ 4,235.77…. this donation will cover the cost of the medications, supplies and equipment purchased for the 2019 John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical and Eye Care Mission THANK YOU from all of the team in Peru to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of...

¡Hasta luego, Peru!

Date: July 5th, 2019 Location: Urubamba, Peru By Kaitlin Monroig And just like that we finished our last day of clinic! We set up in Urubamba for the last time this week. Although we were only able to stay for a half day, we saw over sixty patients! Over the entire week we saw over 750...

Thank you to our AMAZING U.S.A. team

Today is the last day of our Peru 2019 John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission…..Thank you to our AMAZING U.S.A. team for donating their time & talents to make the mission so successful…. Dr George Coritsidis – Medical Director & team leader from NY Mike Cipoletti, FNE, Int’l – In country logistics...

We are so fortunate for the gifts we have received

Date: July 4th, 2019 Location: Marás, Peru By Kaitlin Monroig We are so fortunate for the gifts we have received and we are thankful you chose to share them. Today we were in Marás, Peru! Marás is a very small town in the mountains located near a salt mine. We saw over 150 patients between the eye...
Many thanks to Dr. Victor Rozas!

Many thanks to Dr. Victor Rozas!

Many thanks to Dr. Victor Rozas and his staff at PAMS/Peruvian American Medical Society. Every year since 2012, Dr. Rozas obtains the letter of invitation from the Peruvian Ministry of Health as well as the temporary medical licenses for our healthcare providers. Many hours of behind the scenes work between him, Cathy Roberts and Dr. Messina goes...
A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Francisco Morales

A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Francisco Morales

A heartfelt thank you to Dr Francisco Morales for his many years of service to our NGO. Since 2013 he was worked as a liaison between Drs. Messina & Coritsidis and the Regional director of the ministry of health. In the months leading up to our arrival, he will screen patients according the the types...

Asoc Wiñaypaq Pdh

To learn more about the great organization we are working with, Asoc Wiñaypaq Pdh visit there facebook page.  
Does walking to clinic count as a workout?

Does walking to clinic count as a workout?

Date: July 3rd, 2019 Location: Urubamba, Peru By Kaitlin Monroig Another day, another hundred patients seen! Today we set up clinic at el centro de salud in Urubamba. It is a fully functioning clinic within walking distance from where we are staying. As a group we provided an additional resource for medical and eye care. Ultrasound and diagnostic...
Many Thanks!

Many Thanks!

Many thanks to CEPRECE Clinic, Cuzco and Dr Silva Frilo for sending his nurse Maritza Olarte to work with our eye doctors, Dr Raymondi and Leong for the entire week. Maritza has been such a big help with screening the patients in our eye clinic. Thank you ! Nurse Maritza with Dr Raymondi in Calca.