The goal was to empower women, people with disabilities and other marginalised groups, particularly those living in informal urban settlements, to exercise their right to health. We also aimed to support governments and other organisations to help them create inclusive health policies.
This model will eventually be used in all future Sightsavers programmes, and we will share the knowledge we’ve gained with governments and local and international NGOs to encourage them to adopt a similar approach.
As part of the project, students painted murals to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities. Watch the video below to see the students in action.
In October 2017, at the end of the inclusive eye health pilot in Bhopal, we reviewed our work and analysed what we’d achieved. We found that: