Eye health

Eyes OK please

This report is an attempt to document, for the first time in India, the need for eye health care interventions as well as truckers’ own views on the vital issue of vision.

Rajaram Ramnath's story

Rajaram Ramnath Mhatre, 72, and Geeta Rajaram Mhatre, 66, can lead a life of independence and normalcy once again after cataract surgery.

“Eyes OK Please”- A report on National Truckers Programme unveiled by Sightsavers

One of the Country’s biggest Eye Health Programme for the truck drivers community...

September 2017
A young girl smiling.

Sonali’s story

Thanks to the use of Facebook’s messenger tool, nine-year-old Polok from Bangladesh has regained his sight.

Mukundu's story

Due to deteriorating eyesight Mukundu was unable to work properly, pushing him into depression, until he found out a simple surgery could help.

Kabir Bedi named brand ambassador for Sightsavers

Kabir Bedi named brand ambassador for Sightsavers

Sightsavers, a leading global development organization working in over 30 countries to combat avoidable blindness and promote equal opportunities for visually impaired announced its association with internationally acclaimed actor and director, Kabir Bedi as its brand ambassador at an event held today.

February 2017

Sightsavers Netra Vasant – Rural Eye Health Project Makes Inroads in Hazaribag, Jharkhand

A mega eye assessment camp at Amrit Nagar, Hazaribag marked the onset of Sightsavers’ Netra Vasant - Rural Eye Health Project in the region.

January 2017
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Bike Riders of Bengaluru Join Hands with Sightsavers to Create Awareness on Eye Care for Children ~ A Visionary Ride ~

Bike riders of different riding (biking) clubs of Bengaluru got together on a Sunday morning in a one-of-its kind initiative by Sightsavers...

November 2016
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Sightsavers Celebrates World Diabetes Day in Bihar by Keeping an ‘Eye on Diabetes’

Diabetes is a ticking bomb which is gradually engulfing a large populace in the country. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that India has 31.7 million diabetic subjects in the country...

November 2016

Smog Not Just Affects your Lungs, But Can Harm Your Eyes Too

Seeing is believing and what you get to see these days is no hogwash...

Ritika Rastogi, November 2016
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