All pages about: Eye health

  1. participants laugh and raise their hands during a mental health workshop

    Incorporating Mental Health for People with Neglected Tropical Diseases

    On 7th October, the World Health Organization launches the guide ‘Mental health and neglected tropical diseases: towards a person-centred approach’. CBM is proud to have been part of a partnership calling for better attention to be paid to mental wellbeing for people affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases.

  2. This image shows Assan sitting just a few inches away from the bloackboard in his classroom. He is sitting on a kitchen stool and copying the notes from the board.

    International Albinism Awareness Day 2020

    On 13 June 2020, CBM celebrates International Albinism Awareness Day. Our projects worldwide focus not just on medical assistance, but also on broad education and awareness-raising. Many people affected by albinism are more concerned about the exclusion they experience than the physical ailments. CBM advocates for their inclusion and active participation in all projects, so that they have the same opportunities as everyone else.

  3. Jaona with other ophthalmic doctors and nurses in the operating theatre.

    World Health Day 2020

    2020 has been declared as the ‘International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’. Today, more than ever, we are witnessing the vital role played by frontline hospital staff, especially nurses and other hospital workers in providing health care around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses are at the forefront of the pandemic response, providing high-quality treatment and care.

  4. This photo shows an old Ugandan woman with an eye patch being helped by 2 people (a man and a woman)

    CBM Among Top 100 Proposals for McArthur $100 Million Grant

    The MacArthur Foundation today unveiled CBM and coalition partners submitted one of the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world's most critical social challenges.