CEOSS’ eye programs seeks to provide quality eye care to the poorest and most marginalized Egyptians.The absence of public preventative care programs led CEOSS to implement preventative care education programs, eye care interventions, examinations, and medical treatment. Eye care programs prioritize preventing eye diseases that lead to blindness, as well as identifying and treating conjunctivitis.
- 755 patients without medical insurance received eye examinations.
- 208 patients received glasses to correct myopia and hyperopia, with the support of the private sector.
- 346 patients received medical care through targeted medical convoys.
- 76 patients received surgeries for cataracts and len implantations.
CEOSS’ Health Programs work to provide preventative interventions and therapeutic interventions to Egypt’s poorest and most marginalized citizens. Many programs sim to develop the capacities of local health institutions through providing equipment, resources, and training. These efforts seek to create a sustainable long-term health care system that benefits all Egyptians.
- 258 women and children were given medical examinations through convoys conducted in collaboration with the family planning and reproductive health department of the Ministry of Health.
- 155 of these patients received some form of medical treatment in addition to their examinations
- 37 patients received additional medical treatment through CEOSS’ referral system.
- 26 women received family planning services.
- 40 children under the age of 5 received medical insurance coverage through a program coordinated by the state.
- 340 women had their awareness raised regarding reproductive health, reproductive rights, and the detection of diseases.