In 2009, Medical Sailing Ministries will be assisting The Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project – a joint initiative between the Rotary Club of Sale Central and Uniting Church Overseas Aid, in co-operation with The Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu and the Health Department of the Vanuatu Government. It is dedicated to:
- making regular professional eye care available where local services are inadequate or absent, and to training ,and
- equipping local people to test eyes, prescribe, make and provide glasses.
The project has been operating in Vanuatu for the past ten years, with a view to building local independence and sustainability. In this section, you can find much more information on: