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Blindness avoided for millions of children

A boy and girl participate in eye screenings, with their mother, in Iran.
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So far, more than 100 million children have been screened, treated and cured for eye diseases through this effort. As well, 35 centers for pediatric eye care were established in 30 countries to expand access to care and train thousands of eye doctors and health workers to detect and treat problems.

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