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

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Experts & Leaders from Disability Sector call for “Disability Inclusive Health Care System” to address health inequity

Sightsavers India organised a national online consultation on draft “Accessibility Standards for Healthcare” developed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

June 2022
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Sightsavers with support from SBI Capital Markets Limited launches mobile vision centre in Pune to prevent avoidable blindness among the urban slum population

In a year, the eye health mobile van in Pune will screen about 11,000 people who live in urban slums.

June 2022
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Sightsavers launches its campaign: It takes two - Us & You

Campaign Promotes the Eradication of Preventable Blindness & disability inclusion in Rajasthan and beyond

June 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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Gurbachan's story

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

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Rohitas' story

Sixty-year-old Rohitas lives in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

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Shanti Devi's story

Shanti Devi, 65 years old widow, in the city of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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