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.
- 7878 patients over the age of 45 received special screening for cataracts.
- 1773 patients were prescribed and given medication for identified conditions.
- 382 patients received prescription glasses to correct hyperopia and myopia.
- 306 patients received operations for identified eye conditions.
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.
- 1000 children received blood tests to identify their risk of malnutrition.
- 511 patients received examinations for viral conditions.
- 50 pregnant women received maternal care through the entirity of their prgnancy, including a safe, sanitary delivery.
- 40 women had their awareness raised regarding reproductive health.
- 15 medical professionals from three organizations had their capacities built regarding modern medical practices.