Touching lives: experiences of positive change

Sightsavers has been working in the Sundarbans for seven years and, until 2013, had supported the establishment of 2 eye hospitals and 2 vision centres.

The hospitals provide secondary level eye health care whereas the vision centres provide primary level care, including screening and provision of spectacles. Although these facilities are offering much needed services, they are however inadequate in meeting the huge demands in this under served and complex geographical area.

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Sightsavers Reports

Bridging Vision Gaps: A Comprehensive Study of The RAAHI Programme for Improving Truckers' Eye Health in India

Visual impairment presents a significant public health concern globally, with a notable impact on individuals' quality of life.

Sightsavers Reports

Eyesight to Insight: Evidence from Urban Eye Health Programme

India, with a population exceeding 1.486 billion, faces substantial challenges in urban eye health, particularly in densely populated states like Uttar Pradesh.

Sightsavers Reports

Rapid Assessments of Refractive Errors (RARE) in Kasganj District, Uttar Pradesh

RARE assessed uncorrected refractive errors (URE) and was conducted among 15- to 49-year-olds in Kasganj, UP, India.