A teenager in the UK has gone blind and deaf after living off a diet of chips, crisps and sausages for up to a decade in a case believed to be the first of its kind in the country.
There are at least 130,000 Palestinian people aged 50 years and older who live with blindness or some form of visual impairment, according to a recent survey implemented by The Fred Hollows Foundation, St John Eye Hospital Group, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid affirms that the UAE, through Noor Dubai has treated 18 million people from trachoma, which is a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) causing blindness.
Yahaya Makaho feels his way to the microphone before launching into a song for his new album at a recording studio in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna. Blind since early childhood,
Tapping his white cane, Vinod Kumar Sharma spends four hours a day running the gauntlet of crowded trains and New Delhi’s congested, potholed and often pavement-less roads.