The World Health Organization passed a Resolution on The World Report on Vision in an effort to reach the 1 billion people worldwide who do not have access to vital eye care services.
Yousub has come up against decades-long hardships but through his determination, the support and love of his devoted wife Helena, along with a sight-saving cataract operation, life is finally looking better. Here, Yousub shares his remarkable story.
We have a lot of work ahead of us to ensure that no one is left behind, but if we can eliminate one NTD, we can then focus on eliminating the others.
This innovative tool, used in neglected tropical disease programmes, could be important in the response to COVID-19 in Africa.
Cataract surgical rate only measures quantity of services, and quality remains neglected. This raises questions that need addressing.
Governments and healthcare organisations must look at income and gender as well as disability if they are to effectively support people with visual impairments.
A short film about trachoma trackers in Kenya beat more than 1,200 submissions to reach the top 15 for its category in a prestigious, international contest.