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Aisha Buhari to help launch Visual Impairment Initiative in Nigeria

By: Bisola Bello December 7, 2017
Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President Her excellency Mrs Aisha Buhari and Chairman of Noor Dubai foundation His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami have reached an agreement to renovate and develop three main eye centres in Nigeria.

The Noor Dubai foundation has announced the launch of a four year treatment and prevention plan for eye disease in Nigeria.

The initiative will ensure that more than 18,000 eye surgeries take place and more than 70,000 people suspected of suffering from eye disease be screened.

It further aims to educate and screen over 4,000 people who suffer from visual impairment.

The programme will also raise awareness about visual diseases and prevention to more than 1.5 million Nigerians.



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