Touching lives: experiences of positive change

Sightsavers has been working in the Sundarbans for seven years and, until 2013, had supported the establishment of 2 eye hospitals and 2 vision centres.

The hospitals provide secondary level eye health care whereas the vision centres provide primary level care, including screening and provision of spectacles. Although these facilities are offering much needed services, they are however inadequate in meeting the huge demands in this under served and complex geographical area.

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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