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.
- 4024 patients received eye exams through interventions held in local schools. 60% of these patients were women and children.
- 1628 patients were prescribed and given medication for identified conditions.
- 352 patients received glasses to correct myopia and hyperopia.
- 4 patients received treatment for trachoma.
- 105 patients received surgeries to treat cataracts and other conditions. These patients were identified and then transferred to partner organizations for their operations through CEOSS’ referral system.
- 94 people had their awareness raised related to preventative care and eye health through 4 training workshops.
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.
- 700 families received assistance with filling forms for the treatment of family members with Hepatitis C.
- 594 patients received medical examinations.
- 470 of these patients were prescribed and given medication for identified conditions.
- 110 of these patients were referred to other partners for advanced examinations.
- 76 children who have been affected by malnutrition and anemia received follow up examinations.
- 69 children who are vulnerable to malnutrition and anemia received initial examinations.
- 106 new mothers received care during their pregnancy and delivered their children in a safe, sanitary medical facilities.