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Who We Are

At Charis Vision & Health Mission (Charishealth), we believe that sight is a fundamental right for everyone.

Our mission is to reduce poverty and suffering by increasing access to eye health.

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Our mission is to reduce poverty and suffering by increasing access to eye health.

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Our Objectives

  1. TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE SERVICES WHERE EYE CARE IS ACCESSIBLE AND FREE.

  2. TO PROMOTE POLICY CHANGE ADVOCACY EFFORTS AND CONSULTATIONS WITH GOVERNMENTS, AGENCIES, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS IN LINE WITH GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH AND ECONOMIC AGENDA FOR ELIMINATING VISION IMPAIRMENT
    AND AVOIDABLE BLINDNESS.

  3. TO PROMOTE INNOVATIONS DIRECTLY TARGETING MARGINALISED MEMBERS OF COMMUNITIES (WOMEN, CHILDREN, THE ELDERLY, PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES, INDIGENOUS PEOPLE) TO INCREASE ACCESS TO EYE CARE AND HEALTH.

  4. TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN PEOPLE TO BUILD THE NECESSARY WORKFORCE TO AFFECT CHANGE IN COMMUNITIES WHERE EYE CARE SERVICES ARE INADEQUATE OR NON-EXISTENT.

  5. TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT CHILD EYE HEALTH PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOL-GOING AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL CHILDREN AND ALIGN THEM WITH EDUCATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

  6. TO ADVOCATE FOR THE NEED TO SUPPORT EYE HEALTH SERVICES WITH PEAK INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES, NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS, AND FUNDING BODIES.

  7. TO CONDUCT EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES IN EYE HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS TO GUIDE PROGRAMS, PRIORITIES, STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS.

  8. TO ESTABLISH INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH THE SUPPLY OF OPHTHALMIC EQUIPMENT, FRAMES, LENSES,ASSISTIVE DEVICES, AND OTHERS REQUIRED FOR FREE AND ACCESSIBLE EYE CARE SERVICE DELIVERIES.

We achieve these through collaborative efforts. Please Get in touch

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