Helping children see – Micro Research Grant for Vision, Update #1

We are very happy to pass on this progress report from Raju Kati, a practicing optometrist at Dhulikhel Hospital.  Wide Open Vistas was able to provide a micro-research grant in 2015 (approx  $870) to Raju and his team so that they could purchase much needed tools for screening pediatric patients with vision issues. To date, they have screened 438 patients and helped correct the vision of 75 patients thanks to these tools. This project has a solid measurement plan, will soon extend to screenings in public schools, and has been been approved by an Institutional Review Board.…Read more