SESRIC participated in the Coordinating Meeting of the Alliance for Fighting Avoidable Blindness (AFAB)
Date: 19-20 March 2018
Venue: Istanbul-Turkey -

SESRIC attended the coordination meeting of the Alliance for Fighting Avoidable Blindness (AFAB) organised by the Islamic Solidarity Fund on 19-20 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

At the coordination meeting, the partners of AFAB were briefed about the second phase and agreed to carry out 1 million cataract surgical operation on a five-year period in 12 member countries.

Furthermore, the Ministry of Health of Turkey, announced its support for this initiative during the implementation of the second phase. Also, it will offer scholarship for doctors and help transferring knowledge for the eye clinics in the Sub-Saharan Africa.