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A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses
It’s the biggest health crisis you’ve never heard of. Doctors, philanthropists and companies are trying to solve it. While not seen as urgent as other world health problems, untreated vision problems cost the global economy $200 billion annually to lost productivity, according to the W.H.O.
Landmark Study Proves and Quantifies Impact on Worker's Productivity
Prof.Nathan Congdon & Priya A Reddy*
Called PROSPER the study affirms that eyeglasses have the potential to dramatically boost worker productivity worldwide. In India, providing tea pickers with corrective lenses improved worker productivity by 21.7 percent, with productivity increasing to almost 32 percent when vision correction was p (...)
Shell India And VisionSpring Launch #DriveSafeIndia Initiative
Shell India and VisionSpring committed to helping 3.65 lakh commercial drivers and allied transportation workers to see clearly and drive safer by the end of the very symbolic year 2020. 20/20 being the measure of perfect vision, the #DriveSafeIndia initiative will accelerate access to vision correc (...)
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VisionSpring’s Screening Methodology is Adopted by the World Health Organization | January 2023
MacKenzie Scott $15m gift to VisionSpring will help unlock $1 billion in income for agricultural workers and artisans | October 2022
VisionSpring Moves Manufacturing from China to India | August 2022
VisionSpring to Partner on THRIFT Trial | June 2021
VisionSpring Supporting India COVID-19 Response | May 2021
VisionSpring Pivots to COVID-19 Response | April 2020
Prince Michael Award for #DriveSafeIndia | December 2019
VisionSpring and the Million Lives Club | October 2019
Shell India and VisionSpring | July 2019
Book Announcement Dare to Matter | April 2019
Access to Affordable Eyecare | January 2019
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