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Low cost eyeglasses are an essential part of world health development. VisionSpring’s ambition is to drastically reduce the numbers of people whose vision is impaired because they don’t have access to a simple pair of eyeglasses.
This World Mental Health Day, we celebrate the progress made in recognizing mental health as part of the global development agenda and in investing in global mental health. However, we need to do more in order to reach millions.
As Amref Health Africa and its partners learned through a three-year project funded by the Saving Lives at Birth partnership, the availability of light at health care centres can have a cascading effect leading to important policy and behavioural changes that are vital to sustaining lasting improvements in maternal, newborn, and child health.
Technology and business innovations are emerging that promise to help cities address the tremendous health threat of safe waste management.
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