Tag: Africa

Trachoma Elimination in Africa: Lessons from two multi-country initiatives

In 2014, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and the UK Department of International Development (DFID) initiated two ambitious five-year programmes to tackle trachoma across ten countries in Africa. As these two programmes come to an end in 2019, an end-of-programme evaluative learning exercise was commissioned.

Programme to prevent childhood blindness launched in Nigeria

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Representatives of Nigerian Federal and State Government health ministries, the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), CBM and Standard Chartered gathered in Abuja on 7 February for the official launch of a three-year intervention programme to prevent childhood blindness and visual impairment in Nigeria. CBM will lead the implementation of the programme, working in…