Initiative: Vision Rehabilitation Programme
Organisation: SchoMs. Neetu Malikol Health Annual Report Programme
SHARP is a non-government organisation that started with an aim of providing preventive healthcare services for children. It has become the largest health network by covering regions across country by focusing on services which are effective, sustainable, technology oriented and result oriented. India has the largest population of visually challenged people in the world. The project aims to invest in improvement of eye health status of the beneficiaries by delivering quality eye care interventions and tapping the problem to take corrective measures in order to prevent blindness. Village Mapping, mobilization, home to home visit for eye care counselling, mass communication, tie with hospitals for technical assistance and referral cases for cataract surgeries, provision of spectacles and awareness programme are some of the key initiatives of theprogram.