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World Sight Day

16 Nov
To commemorate World Sight Day, Ikeja Dynamic Lions Club, Lions International, District 404B2 Nigeria empowered about 200 members of Alausa Community, Ikeja Lagos in the project that featured screening, donation of eyeglasses, distribution of eye drops and drugs.
16 Oct
Its President, Obinna Awiaka, who made the call in his address to mark this year’s World Sight Day in Abuja, said: “It is of global concern that, at least, 2.2 billion people have visual impairment or blindness
13 Oct
Ahead of today’s World Sight Day (WSD), ophthalmologists have raised the alarm that over 4.25 million adults in Nigeria, aged 40 and above, suffer from moderate to severe visual impairment or blindness.
14 Oct 2021
To commemorate the World Sight Day (WSD) today, experts have warned that 90 per cent of people with sight loss live in Nigeria and other low and middle-income countries.
27 Sep 2018
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 theme for World Sight Day 2018 is ‘Universal Eye Health’ while the ‘Call to action’ is Eye Care Everywhere. Care Everywhere emphasizes the need for accessibility to eye…
12 Oct 2017
Today is World Sight Day, which is an annual day of awareness to focus on global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day is held every year on the second Thursday of October and this year's call to action for the day is "Make Vision Count". Key messages Approximately 285 million people worldwide…

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