Tag: SiB–Awareness

Using a Community Durbar in Ghana to raise community awareness of eye health

On Tuesday 26 June 2018, members from Onwe, Worakese, Amankwadee and Akokofe communities gathered at the Akokofe Community Centre for the annual community durbar. The durbar serves as a platform for communities to discuss and implement developmental projects. The durbar was attended by chiefs, community leaders, representatives from the District Health Directorate, healthcare workers, school…

DR Awareness in China

Why do around 95% of people suffering Diabetic Retinopathy not visit hospitals for examination and treatment? Due to changes in lifestyle and diet, Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), damage to the retina caused by the complication of diabetes, is fast becoming one of the major causes of avoidable blindness in China. This is particularly true in Inner…