Rwanda has become the first low-income country to provide universal eye care for its 12 million population.
The government has partnered with the organisation Vision for a Nation (VFAN) to train more than 3,000 eye care nurses based in 502 local health centres, prescribing glasses and referring those with serious eye problems to national clinics.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
- The country ranks 159th on the Human Development Index.
- Rwanda Capital- Kigali, Currency- Rwandan franc, President- Paul Kagame.
- Rwanda’s minister of Health- Diane Gashumba.
Source- The Guardian