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.
- 920 patients received eye examinations..
- 45 patients received glasses to treat myopia and hyperopia.
- 121 patients received cataract surgeries.
- 162 patients were treated for conjunctivitis.
- 131 children participated in 4 workshops to learn about eye health and preventative care.
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 creath a sustainable long-term health care system that benefits all Egyptians.
- 1614 patients received medical examinations.
- 1387 of those patients received some form of medical treatment.
- 460 citizens and local media outlets participated in 9 awareness raising meetings as part of media campaign to raise the awareness of the general public about rights to health care, particularly for women and children.
- 269 children received medical examinations for malnutrition and malnutrition related diseases.
- 16 children were treated for malnutrition related diseases.
- 93 mothers with young children participated in 10 classes addressing early childhood nutrition.
- 31 children received health insurance through the state sponsored health insurance stamp program.
- 253 benefited from access to family planning services.
- 237 adolescent boys and girls participated in 11 sexual education classes.
- 114 women benefited from medical care during their pregnancies.
- a group of elected community associations in four governorates worked together to advocate for better access to public health care services.