The project aimed to train paediatric ophthalmic teams, improve leadership and management, and establish a paediatric outpatient department.
Bill and Melinda Gates have said that by 2030, diseases including trachoma and river blindness will be consigned to the history books.
Sightsavers’ A Million Miracles appeal, which aims to provide a million sight-saving surgeries in three years, has raised more than £4.8 million.
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.
Today sees the launch of DFID's response to the IDC Inquiry into Strengthening Health Systems in Developing Countries.
The broad objective of the Innovation Fund was to pilot new and innovative approaches to meeting eye health and broader disability challenges.
Sightsavers has launched its biggest ever appeal, A Million Miracles, which aims to raise £30 million to provide a million sight-restoring surgeries.
A blind man’s sight-restoring bilateral cataract operation was broadcast live around the world today from a hospital in Malawi.