Corneal blindness is preventable in approximately 80% of cases worldwide. In many instances, all it takes is a trained person and a few dollars’ worth of antibiotics to save a person’s eyesight. One such success story is that of Rimsa,
Januka is competent to take care of eye issues. Januka was trained by SightLife in 2017 to identify and provide early treatment for corneal injuries and infections, under the Corneal Blindness Prevention program.
For years, SightLife, Seva Foundation, and Proctor Foundation have partnered to address preventable and treatable blindness in rural Nepal using innovative research-based solutions that strengthen quality eye health care capacity and impact.