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Vision for the Commonwealth: an open letter

On 16-19 April 2018, leaders of Commonwealth Countries will come together for the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. Ahead of the meeting a coalition of six eye health organisations including Peek Vision, has written a letter to leaders about the need to bring vision to everyone, everywhere.

Commonwealth Service 2018 - Dr Andrew Bastawrous' reflection

Transcript of reflection given by Peek CEO Dr Andrew Bastawrous at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on 12 March 2018.

$1bn Vision Catalyst Fund to be established to provide vision to entire populations across the world

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust has announced that it has begun working on an ambitious multi-stakeholder initiative to lay the foundations for a new $1bn Vision Catalyst Fund to bring eye care to all people in the Commonwealth and around the world.

University of Botswana students celebrate clear sight

Sixty students at the University of Botswana received spectacles on Thursday 9 November as part of a pioneering new vision screening programme, led by the University of Botswana (UB) eHealth Research Unit under the Department of Computer Science and Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP).

Botswana set to become first country in the world to provide eye health services to a generation

The Government of Botswana celebrated its progress in bringing vision to an entire generation of schoolchildren at a special event hosted by the British High Commission in Gaborone on Thursday 19 October.

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“When you meet people and you can solve their problem, it’s a great feeling - it is not just my joy, but the joy of the patient. And when you share their joy then that is double joy.”

Dr Hillary Rono

Ophthalmologist and Peek Kenya Country Manager