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.
This project was implemented in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and the Gambia, and aimed to establish good-quality, accessible and affordable eye care services.
Sightsavers’ Pakistan Country Office developed a five-year project on child eye health in slum areas of Karachi, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Multan and Faisalabad.
The Kenya Eye Programme 2009-2013 was part of an eye health programme that began in the 1990s to introduce eye health services throughout Kenya.
A report detailing how improving eye health and reducing blindness is achievable, cost-effective and contributes significantly to poverty reduction.
A Sightsavers initiative outlining objectives to eliminate trachoma, which, according to the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, affects at least 110 million people living in areas where trachoma is endemic.