The project aimed to strengthen eye care facilities, increase awareness of eye care among poor urban communities, and increase access to eye services.
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.
Sunetra, who plays Dr Zoe Hanna on medical drama Casualty, has been an ambassador for Sightsavers since 2009.
This five-year intervention was funded by the European Union and co-funded by international NGOs led by Sightsavers.
This management response is submitted by the Post Health for Peace Initiative and its partners in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and the Gambia, following a its final evaluation undertaken by independent consultants.
The evaluation assessed the implementation of the PQO over the 5-year period from 2009 until 2013 and was conducted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
The programme has succeeded in meeting output targets set for the region and provided access to eye health services to at least 60% of the population.