Eye care in India: A Situation Analysis

June 2014

The primary objective of this situational analysis document is to comprehensively explore several aspects of blindness and vision impairment in India, including the magnitude of blindness, various ongoing interventions at the national level addressing blindness and vision impairment.

The document will also explore the position of eye care indicators and programs in India relative to global indicators. The document is expected to recommend strategic directions that Sightsavers, India should focus on for the next five years.

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