The Eye Health Heroes initiative provides the eye health sector with the opportunity to recognise and celebrate frontline staff and managers – who are 35 years and younger – whose work and engagement with the community makes a real difference in restoring sight. Eye Health Hero
Each hero is named by an IAPB member organisation to recognise those exemplary workers whose efforts are seldom in the limelight.
Eye Health Hero: Junu Shrestha
Eye Health Hero: Shakti Prasad Subedi
Dr Shakti, a young eye surgeon at Nepal Red Cross Surkhet Eye Hospital (SEH), collaborating with Swiss Red Cross (SRC) is aiming to reduce the avoidable blindness of Karnali Province of Nepal.