Dr Paul Lynch from the University of Birmingham discusses an childhood development training programme in Malawi for families with children who have visual impairments.
Radio was chosen to educate teachers, children and local communities as it is more readily accessible, reaching even remote, rural areas.
Unlocking the door for pre-primary schooling of children with visual impairment. Smriti Lama is seven years old and school ambassador for cleanliness.
Our experience clearly tells us that blind people largely exist in the fringes of our community. Being blind is not the problem, it is the understanding.
Cataracts is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but up to one in four patients in low-income countries have poor vision after cataract surgery.
JHUCCP was given a grant by Sightsavers to investigate how best to improve facewashing and sanitation to prevent trachoma. Here are the findings.
Each year, an estimated 150 million people are impoverished because of high health care costs, and 100 million people are pushed into poverty.
Early intervention is crucial in mitigating and preventing developmental disabilities.