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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Rural Eye Health – An impact waiting to be achieved

India is home to the largest population of blind people in the world. Over 12 million people in India are blind, of which nearly 88% of the blindness was unavoidable.

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Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

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