Valuable Partners & Non Governmental
Al-Shifa in its capacity as a WHO Collaborating
Centre for Prevention of Blindness is
cooperating with several international,national
NGOs and Govts with the aim of providing
comprehensive eye care and preventing
blindness. A number of projects are being
run with the support of these NGO'S.
A). Operation Eyesight Universal (OEU,
This joint initiative
involves the development of Subspecialties
of Retina, Cornea and Glaucoma.
Capacity building of
distinct eye unit
Screening and Surgical Eye Camps
B). Lions International Sight First
Program (LCIF, USA):- This
collaborative project involves
Prevention and Control
of blindness from diabetes
Training of Optometrists,
Nurses, and Technicians at National
Academy of Paramedics
ORBIS International:- Tthis
collaboration Project involves
Capacity building in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Rural Eye Care
D).Sight Savers International (SSI,
joint initiative involves
Development of Low Vision
Cataract Surgical Program
Capacity building of distinct eye unit.
Government of Japan:- Our
very valuable partner since early days
of Al-Shifa is supporting in the following
of Cornea and Glaucoma units at Sukkur.
of blindness from Vitamin A deficiency
of Laundry Services
F). Trust for Voluntary
Organizations (TVO, Pakistan):- Under the series of joint projects
TVO is helping school screening program.
G). International Development and
Relief Foundation (IDRF, Canada):-
This joint project entails the
screening of school going and non-school
going children for treatable eye diseases
and avoidable causes of visual loss. The
special emphasis of this project is screening
of pre-school children and primary eye
care training of community health workers
and school teachers.
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