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Association of the Blind in Cambodia (ABC)
Street address: #3, St 55, Corner 254, Khan Daun Penn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Postal address: PO Box 175, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Contact person: Mr. Boun Mao, Director
Tel: +855 23 213 882
Fax: +855 23 216 009
Activities: To work in partnership with other NGOs to develop an association that empowers blind and visually impaired people through increased capacity of skills, training, socialisation, ability, and knowledge.
Last updated: 25/04/2007
Caritas Rehabilitation for Blind Cambodians (Caritas
PO Box 128, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contact Person: Sr. Myrna Porto, Project Director
Tel: +855 23 211 732
Activities: Started in 1993 as Maryknoll Rehabilitation for Blind Cambodians with Community Based Services. In 1997 started the training for doctors and nurses. Year 2000 the Project was handed over to Caritas Cambodia. Mission Statement: To integrate blind people into society. To train eye care personnel and to develop provincial eye units. Services available: Community Based Rehabilitation Program that coordinates various activities such as: medical eye care referral, income generating activities, orientation and mobility training, skills for daily living, organizing treatment for harelip and plastic surgery and other referals; Training of eye care personnel; Eye Care service at Takeo Eye Hospital; Development of provincial eye units.
Last updated: 04/04/2006
Helen Keller International Cambodia (HKI/Cambodia)
House #43Z43, Street 466, Sangkat Boeung keng Kang I, Khan Chamka Mon, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Contact person: Mr. Thong Chun Leng, Eye Health Officer
Tel: +855 23 210 851; +855 23 213 217
Fax: +855 23 210 852
Activities: To improve national capacity to provide basic eye care services. Proposed activities: 1. Prevent blindness from trachoma - a) Support basic eye units for trichiasis surgeries in high prevalence areas by providing materials and logistics support to outreach services. b) Develop trachoma educational materials to be used at health centers and for community health education. c) Train Village Health Volunteer on trachoma d) Assist National Prevention of Blindness Office to determine other high risk areas in Cambodia using results from the National Micro-nutrient Survey conducted by HKI in year 2000. 2. Expand primary eye care services - a) Assist the National Prevention of Blindness Office with technical and materials support for expanding primary eye care services. Targets: Support to National Prevention of Blindness Program of the Ministry of Health. Support Provincial Eye Care Personnel to perform lid surgeries in the community. Provision of ophthalmic drugs and surgical supplies for outreach lid surgery services.
Last updated: 03/04/2006
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