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Honorary Brand Ambassador Kabir Bedi encourages truck drivers to get their eyes tested.

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Effectiveness of Ready2Clip Spectacles among Truck Drivers; Findings from National Truckers Eye Health Programme

Effectiveness of Ready2Clip Spectacles among Truck Drivers; Findings from National Truckers Eye Health Programme

September 2022
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Eyes on the Highway: RAAHI National Truckers’ Eye Health Programme-Learnings and Reflections

Approximately 1.3 million people die in road accidents globally and one out of ten people killed in road accidents is from India.

September 2022
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Sightsavers India celebrated five years of RAAHI- National Truckers Eye Health Programme

The event was attended by internationally acclaimed actor and director, Mr Kabir Bedi who is also the Honorary Brand Ambassador for Sightsavers India, and Shri Amit Kumar Ghosh, Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

September 2022

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“The Sightsavers India Fellowship Program helped me in finding my true potential,” Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019 – 2021

Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019-2021 gets candid as she completes her fellowship journey.

Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, March 2022
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“The Sightsavers India Fellowship Program takes keen interest in a fellow’s growth,” Dr Anoop Kumar Singh, Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019 – 2021

Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019-2021 gets candid as he completes his fellowship journey. Here’s a tete-a-tete with the ophthalmologist on eye health in rural India, the pandemic and his overall fellowship journey.

Dr Anoop Kumar Singh, December 2021
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RAAHI– Serving those that serve us

India is home to over 9 million truck drivers. Truck drivers play a significant role in transporting India’s freight; however their unorganised nature of work prohibits them to take their health issues seriously.

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Sightsavers and Oracle collaborate to promote positive and enabling environment for children with visual impairment through education

Sightsavers, in collaboration with Oracle India, has launched the Inclusive Education project in multiple locations across India.

August 2022
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Inji Bai & Kallu's story

Inji Bai and Kallu (names changed) have been married for more than 60 years and are now in their seventies.

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Gurbachan's story

Sixty five year old Gurbachan lives with his wife and children, in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan.

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