Developing a long-term eye care system in Micronesia.
The isolation of Pacific Islanders restricts their access to health care. In Yap, nearly 50% of individuals are diabetic, increasing their risk for eye diseases. However, with education and monitoring, blindness can often be prevented or delayedShow More
Saving children's sight in Zimbabwe through retinoblastoma training.The project
Every year, thousands of babies and children in Africa lose their sight and their lives to the childhood eye cancer retinoblastoma (Rb). In Africa, children present late and most die, while in the western worldShow More
Pradeep Agarwal on behalf of C. L. Gupta Eye Institute, Moradabad, IndiaThe project
According to the State Census 2011, the most populated state in India is Uttar Pradesh with a population of 199.6 million, of whom 0.7 million are visually impaired. Assessment of visual status of school-goingShow More
The first pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program in Ethiopia.The project
In Ethiopia, 1.2 million people are blind. Of these, 6% are children, 90% of whom have avoidable causes of blindness. A critical component to tackle this problem is the establishment ofShow More