Tag: SiB Sustainability

Exploring Models to Ensure Sustainability: The Fred Hollows Foundation China

Exploring different models to ensure sustainability of Seeing is Believing Phase V Inner Mongolia Project The Seeing is Believing Phase V Inner Mongolia Project is continuing to address the need for sustainability throughout the project implementation process, including the piloted models on Refractive Error (RE) and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). Significant achievements have resulted from this…

Africa Eye Foundation Cameroon

In simple terms, to sustain means to maintain. Sustainability in eye care is the ability a project/hospital has to continue offering the same quality services to the same beneficiaries or even more after the support from donors have ended.  Working towards sustainability is a continuous challenge. SiB is partnering with MICEI to contribute to the…

How Capacity Leads to Sustainability: The Fred Hollows Foundation & Sightsavers Pakistan

How capacity leads to sustainability: training government health staff in primary eye care in Pakistan Our project “A New Vision for Eye Health in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province” (a partnership between Sightsavers, the Fred Hollows Foundation and the Provincial Comprehensive Eye Care Cell/ PICO) is continuing its activities to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness…

SiB Sustainability: CBM East Africa

Towards sustainability – Child eye health in East Africa The SIB Child Eye Health Programme for East Africa (SIB-CEHP/ EA) is in its third year of implementation and focuses on strengthening child eye care services in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. The programme has established referral systems in targeted project locations across East Africa. A typical…

Orbis China Child Eye Health

Consistent monitoring and evaluating activity implementation is vital to ensure the quality of this project. We have been conducting it through multiple approaches. Firstly, on-site observation & check has been applied to monitor school screening. For example, project hospitals were asked to screen 50-70 randomly chosen students who were already screened by teachers to compare…

SiB Sustainability: Orbis Zambia

Globally Orbis is committed to solving problems through innovative approaches and working through partners to ensure lasting healthcare systems change in eye care. Orbis Africa and Standard Chartered Bank through the Seeing is Believing initiative are impacting communities in Zambia by providing the tools, training and technology necessary for local partners to develop lasting solutions…