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  1. World Retinoblastoma Awareness week
    To increase awareness about Retinoblastoma every year seven days from the second Sunday in May is celebrated as ‘World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week’, this year it will be celebrated from May 13th to May 19th 2018
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  3. Changing techniques in cataract surgery: how have patients benefited?
    Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed operations in the world. Recent advances in techniques and instrumentation have resulted in earlier intervention, improved surgical outcomes, and reduced dependence on spectacles.
  4. Cataract surgical rates
    Cataract remains the largest cause of blindness worldwide. Cataract surgical rate, or CSR, measures how many cataract operations are performed per million population in a given year.
  5. Integrating child eye health within primary health care: a case study
    Few children have access to specialised eye care in Tanzania. However, ten simple activities have been shown to reduce the risk of childhood blindness and eye disease dramatically. By teaching these to primary health workers in Tanzania, thousands of babies now have a better chance of having healthy eyes.