Improving eye care services and surgical outcomes at Kabgayi Eye Unit in Rwanda.The project
In Rwanda more than 400,000 people have physical and visual impairment (5.02%) and cataract is the major cause of avoidable blindness (56.5%). There are only 17 ophthalmologists in the country for a population over 12 million andShow More
Sustainable primary eye care services in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
Prema Chande on behalf of Optometric Education Society, India
2017 XOVA Grant Recipient
In 2017, the Optometric Education Society, India, with the support of XOVA, set out on a journey to develop sustainable primary eye care services in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand,Show More
Expanding the Community Eye Centres program in Africa: adding a new funding model to bring it to scale.The project
Tanzania has almost no funds to support eye care services and as a result, people with relatively minor eye conditions such as refractive error or cataract are effectively blind.