War on blindness


Dear Madam,
India is home to one-fourth of the world’s blind population with 8 million blind people in the country. Over 6 million of them should not have been blind, as 75% of blindness is easily preventable. On World Sight Day 11 October 2018. “eye health for all” “eye care everywhere”, which is the mainstay of this year’s World Sight Day theme. Let’s see how we can prevent most of blindness in the country.
Abhijit Das