World Sight Day around the world

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. The Eye Care Foundation organized special World Sight Day activities in all its project countries. Have a look at how this special day is celebrated around the world.

Picture: School children getting glasses in Vietnam

Picture: Woman getting her eyes checked in a remote area in Nepal

Picture: Playing a game to raise awareness for eye care in Tanzania 

Picture: Patients waiting for cataract surgery in Laos

Picture: Woman having her eyes checked in Cambodia 

Picture: Free eyescreening and raising awareness in The Netherlands