Eye care in India: A Situation Analysis

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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Sindhu’s Story

Sindhu is a Health Worker at Sightsavers’ partner, Nayonika Eye Care Charitable Trust in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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Bhanwar’s Story

Bhanwar Kanwar has been an Anganwadi helper for over 16 years in an Anganwadi Centre in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Furthermore, she is a member of Mahila Arogya Samiti (MAS).

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Sukhro’s Story

Seventy-year-old Sukhro is a member of an isolated tribe called the Toto residing in Totopara in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India.