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IMPACT OF BLINDNESS AFFECTING THE POOR

Zambia’s vice president, Dr. Guy Scott has described the impact of blindness, particularly to those living in abject poverty as extremely devastating.

Dr. Scot said this during the official opening of Lewanika General Hospital Eye Department in Mongu District, in the Western Province of Zambia. He added that this was unacceptable and as such, government had partnered with Lions Aid Norway to establish an Eye Department in Western Province at a cost of USD 1.2 million.

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