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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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Sightsavers India completes 1 million Sight Restoration Surgeries in a span of five years

Sightsavers India successfully achieves 1 million sight restoration surgeries across the country between the years 2015 to 2019 today.

March 2020
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Sightsavers, Allergan and the IAPB announce the 'Keep Sight' initiative to address Glaucoma in Ganjam, Odisha

Sightsavers, Allergan and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) today announced the launch of it’s unique joint initiative - ‘Keep Sight India’ – a community based glaucoma screening programme to prevent glaucoma-related vision loss in Ganjam District, Odisha.

March 2020
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Sightsavers India invites applications for India Fellowship Program 2020

Sightsavers India invites applications for India Fellowship Program 2020

January 2020