Many children struggle at school because of poor vision. Sightsavers’ SHIP project trained teachers to carry out eye screening, and provided glasses for children who needed them.
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Sightsavers has joined other eye health groups to call for avoidable blindness to be included in April's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the UK.
The global prevalence of blindness stands at 36 million people, according to research published in medical journal The Lancet.
The Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan could provide up to 18,000 cataract operations in the next five years.
In summer 2017, 16-year-old Fynn Helyar travelled to Samburu County in Kenya to see eye examinations, diagnoses and surgery. Here is his story.
The track, entitled ‘So Much More’, was written, recorded and produced by Specsavers staff and released on iTunes in September.
An Inclusive Eye Health initiative in Bhopal involving a tertiary eye hospital and six primary vision centres located within urban informal settlements.