Eye Health Heroes – Interview with Dr Ahmad

As Prevention of Blindness Coordinator for Aid to Leprosy in Pakistan, Dr Jawwad Ahmad coordinated the emergency response and rehabilitation work after the devastating earthquake in 2005 and floods in 2010.in District Batgram, KPK Province. Through his relentless work providing quality eye care services in the chaotic conditions following these disasters, and engaging communities during the reconstruction efforts, he has made a huge difference to the lives of victims and their families.

Dr Ahmad was named by Light for the World as its Eye Health Hero at the IAPB 9th General Assembly in Hyderabad, 17-20 September 2012.