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Rwanda becomes first low-income country to provide eye care for all

by Futures Centre, Feb 12
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The Rwanda government has partnered with Vision for a Nation (VFAN) to train more than 3,000 eye care nurses in 502 local health centres, in order to provide universal eye care for its population of 12 million. Short sightedness is the most common eye related problem in Rwanda, and more than 80% of eye conditions there are considered preventable.

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