Articles by Kristie DeKoker
A Goal Within Sight: How Blindness Prevention Can Empower Women and Boost Emerging Markets
Ninety percent of the world’s visually impaired population live in low-income settings, and many lose their sight simply because they don’t have access to eye care. Women, who make up two-thirds of the world’s blind people, are especially at risk. Orbis, which partners with local hospitals in emerging economies to create customized eye care training programs, suggests it's time to rethink health care, and to do it through the lens of gender equity.
- Health Care