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The Fred Hollows Foundation delivers strong results in 2018 The Fred Hollows Foundation delivers strong results in 2018

The Fred Hollows Foundation delivers strong results in 2018

Have you ever thought of how your donation was used? In 2018 because of you and donors from all over the world, The Fred Hollows Foundation was able to make great progress in ending avoidable blindness and changing lives in the more than 25 countries where we work.
 
We have estimated that for every one dollar investing ending avoidable blindness it can bring four times economic benefits. Because of you, we are bringing positive change to our patients, the community and the world. Thank you, and here is what you have achieved last year:
 

In 2018 The Fred Hollows Foundation achieved globally:

  • 929,106 eye operations and treatments performed
  • 24M+ people treated with antibiotics for trachoma
  • 59,207 people trained, including surgeons, nurses, community health workers and teachers
  • 57,074 surgeons, nurses, community health workers and teachers trained
  • 9 medical facilities built, renovated or equipped
  • 1,017 medical facilities, training centres and schools equipped
  • 2.4M+ school children and community members educated in eye health and sanitation


East Asia 2018 results (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Vietnam)
  • 1,879,410people screened
  • 545,337 eye operations and treatments performed
  • 65,858 pairs of glasses distributed
  • 10,598 people trained including 82 surgeons
  • 777,192 school children and community members educated in eye health
  • 10 medical facilities equipped
  • 3 training centres equipped

China office 2018 results 
  • 1,065,461 people screened
  • 424,427 eye operations and treatments performed
  • 47,054 pairs of glasses distributed
  • 3,304 people trained including 69 surgeons
  • 52,186 school children and community members educated in eye health
  • 5 medical facilities and 1 training facility equipped
Click here to download our 2018 Global Annual Report, and donate to support our work here.