World Sight Day 2014, October 9 focuses on drawing attention to blindness and vision impairment. In low and middle countries alone 180 million children would benefit from vision correction. The impact of this on education outcomes is profound, poor child vision excludes children from learning and taking full advantage of what may be their only opportunity to participate in school.
Read more on child vision.
Other Useful Links
- The Second Conference on Vision for Children in the Developing World
- Vision and Hearing Screening in Schools Successes and Lessons Learned from Mangochi District, Malawi
- Right to Sight Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness
- Download more related documents through the Schools & Health Database