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What do we do?

The purpose of CEHI is to assist in addressing the need for capacity development in government departments, non-governmental organizations and private institutions in order to meet the goals of the Vision 2020: Right to Sight initiative. Our main aim is to support the development of community eye health programmes by:

  • supplying certified, comprehensive and continuous education
  • training, mentoring and coaching of eye care managers
  • production of training and reference materials
  • participation in the establishment of permanent eye centres
  • conducting and initiating community based eye care research
  • development of quality assurance systems and protocols
  • monitoring and evaluation of exiting eye care programmes
  • establishing and training of District Vision 2020 committees