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Losing sight of the plight

  • Duncan Graham


Malang | Wed, January 23 2013 | 12:09 pm
Losing sight of the plight

PREMIUM Assisting: Morotai in North Maluku has a mobile cataract clinic. Courtesy of John Fawcett FoundationAround 3.8 million Indonesians can’t read this or any other newspaper because they suffer from curable eye conditions.  At least half are cataracts. The goal is to clear the problem by 2020. Yet just 11,000 free cataract operations for the poor were performed last year, mostly funded by overs...