Project profile — Seva Canada Society Program 2011-2016

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Overview

Overview

Seva Canada Society Program 2011-2016 - Overview
CA-3-S065088001
$985,156
SEVA Canada Society (CA-CRA_ACR-3130724941)
2011-06-09 - 2016-08-31
Closed
Country / region • Madagascar (14.00%)
• Tanzania (42.00%)
• Malawi (8.00%)
• Nepal (36.00%)
Sector • Health, General
Medical services (12191) (33.00%)
• Basic Health
Health education (12261) (33.00%)
• Basic Health
Health personnel development (12281) (34.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Children's issues (significant objective)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Disability (principal objective)
Description and results

Description

The primary focus of Seva's program is to strengthen community ophthalmology, especially the identification and treatment of people needing cataract surgery. Program components include strengthening institutional training, research, knowledge transfer and monitoring capabilities, reducing gender inequalities in access to eye care and meeting the specific needs of children. Public engagement activities in Canada regarding blindness issues are a component of this program.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of September 30, 2015 include: In Nepal: (i) more than 673,188 patients were screened for eye health and treated for problems, and more than 34,364 cataract operations (55% of whom were women) were performed; and (ii) 419,325 school children were screened through outreach and school screenings and 9,313 of them (2.2%) received free glasses. In Tanzania: (i) 37,303 people (50% women) were examined and treated, and 3,223 people (50% women) had cataract surgery; (ii) regional community ophthalmology programs and community ophthalmology units in individual hospitals increased their ability to provide high quality eye care services through better trained clinical and management staff and improved community linkages and partnerships; (iii) the community ophthalmology program in Mara district continue an innovative collaboration with microfinance groups to identify and refer eye care patients; and (iv) strategic plans for scaling up gender equity efforts continued to be implemented. These results are contributing to improving people’s access to quality eye care, especially cataract surgery.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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Related information

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Partner website — SEVA Canada Society
Global Affairs Canada
KFM Partnerships for Devlpmnt Innovation
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