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Picture of two characters with eyes as heads, standing in front of a black board Eye Health is Everyone's Business
October is Eye Care Awareness Month. This South African initiative is held annually during October and is aimed at creating national awareness around...
Balloon with the words "happy 60th birthday" Guess who's turning 60?
-article by Shakira Hoosain The Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness! The Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness, SA National Council for the...
Picture of Lucky Bokaba and Jace Nair with the Discovery Award We received the Excellence Award
The South African National Council for the Blind was awarded the Discovery Foundation Excellence Award at a prestigious function on 23 June 2011, for...
Photo of two eyes with the caption "Eye Health: It's Everyone's Business" It's Eye Care Awareness Month!
Are you one of millions of people around the world walking around with a sight-threatening disease? Unless you have your eyes checked regularly by a...
The World Sight Day 2010 logo with a gold coloured globe World is winning against preventable blindness
The World Health Organisation (WHO) released preliminary data for the global prevalence of blindness and visual impairment, shortly...
Photo of eyes being tested Preventing Blindness
Sightsavers' new video Watch Sightsavers' new video to get an understanding of the work they do in developing countries. We are proud to be...
Mosaic of eye care related photos forming an eye It's Eye Care Awareness Month
80% of blindness is avoidable either through prevention or through treatment – which is why, internationally, Eye Care Awareness Month (ECAM)...
A doctor screening a patient's eyes for Glaucoma World Glaucoma Week
March 12 – 18, 2017 marks World Glaucoma Week; a collaboration between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient...
This image has no alternative text. Eye care in Aggeneys
The Aggeneys eye screening tour was a hive of activity. Over 250 patients were screened at clinics in February. Of these, 62 received cataract...
This image has no alternative text. Stepping up for children
Children are our future and yet those with poor vision often face serious learning challenges at school. That’s why the SANCB’s eye care...