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Tansania: Augenmedizinische Untersuchung bei einem Kleinkind

Giving children a future

The main focus of our work in Tanzania is on the prevention and treatment of childhood blindness. In two projects, we ensure that children suffering from blindness, visual defects or eye diseases receive medical attention and rehabilitative assistance, and are enrolled in inclusive schools. 18.632 children benefitted from our work in 2015, 1158 received sight-saving surgery.

Map: Tanzania
  • Area: 945,087 km2
  • Population: 49.2 million
  • Life expectancy: 55.3 years
  • Ophthalmologists: 35
  • Ophthalmologists supported by us: 10
Photo of Svenja Schneider. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher

Your contact for our programmes in Eastern Africa: Svenja Schneider.

+43 1 810 13 00 - 43
s.schneider [at]

Where we work