Uganda Gets a New SiB Project

Sub Regional Manager, East Africa
Organisation: Brien Holden Vision Institute

Uganda has received another four-year “Seeing is Believing” project. Brien Holden Vision Institute is going to implement the Mubende Comprehensive Eye Health project in four districts that comprise of the Mubende Health Region namely Mubende, Mityana, Kiboga and Kyankwanzi districts. This region is one of the most underserved health regions in the country, hence the…

Comprehensive Child Eye Health in Nigeria

With a population of over 182 million people, Nigeria is one of the most populated countries in the world. Rising poverty rates, poor education and underfunded healthcare systems are some of the key factors that have contributed to the large percentages of children with avoidable blindness and visual impairments. This consortium SiB programme lead by…

Expanding Access to Universal Eye Care Across Five Provinces in Cambodia

The “Expanding Access to Universal Eye Care Across Five Provinces in Cambodia” project began in July 2016 and focuses on Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Kampot, Pursat and Siem Reap provinces. The project also works closely with the National Program for Eye Health within the Ministry of Health. The goal of the project is to prevent and…