First micro-research grant award – Pediatric Vision Screening

First micro-research grant award – Pediatric Vision Screening

We are excited to announce that our first micro grant award has been awarded with the goal of improved screening of vision issues for children in Dhulikhel, Nepal. A team led by Raju Kaiti has been awarded ~$870 to purchase age-appropriate vision screening tools. Raju is an optometrist at Dhulikhel Hospital and also studying for his masters degree. The vision tools will be used to establish the prevalence of vision issues being presented in the clinic, they will also be used in a cross-sectional study at nearby schools. The study will be approved…Read more