OUR PURPOSE IS TO UPSCALE, ACCELERATE AND EXPAND ACCESS TO EYE HEALTH SERVICES TO MORE CHILDREN IN MORE LOCATIONS THROUGH
CHILD EYE HEALTH SERVICES
SUPPORT FOR SERVICES
WHY WE NEED A CONSOLIDATED EFFORT
approx. 80% of what a child learns is processed through the visual system.
of the world's vision impaired are located in developing nations, where services are limited.
of all vision impairment is preventable or curable.
of vision impairment in the 0 -15 age group is due to refractive error.
What does a child see for their future? Moonwalks, sold out stadiums, the presidency? The most striking part of any child’s dream is their ambition. But the key to all those ambitions is a good education, and getting a good education is difficult without good eyesight.
As Professor Holden said, “Every seven year old, when going to school, should take along a certificate from their optometrist saying, ‘I’ve had my eyes examined, I’m ok I can see.’”
Children should not be limited by a preventable or treatable vision impairment. Join our movement - vision for every child…everywhere.