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Australian charity sets its sights on eyecare in Pakistan focusing vulnerables

SBS Urdu

https://www.hollows.org/us/where-we-work/south-asia/pakistan-2

Australian charity foundation was one of the key organisations that contributed to halving the blindness rate in Pakistan. Source: Fred and Hollows


Published 26 May 2022 at 10:18pm
By Rehan Alavi
Source: SBS

About 6 million Pakistanis are accessing eye health care services this year alone, thanks to an Australian charity that is celebrating its 30 year anniversary but its focus is on sight restoration from day one. Fred and Hollows Pakistan's Country Manager Farooq Awan says that the foundation is giving eye care priority to the vulnerable and marginalised groups, especially in the country's rural and remote areas.


Published 26 May 2022 at 10:18pm
By Rehan Alavi
Source: SBS


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