Cataract removal eye camp in Pakistan

ECHO (Eye care health organisation) UK helps people irrespective of their creed, colour, religion and ethnicity by preventing and treating Cataract Blindness by providing free cataract surgery in the eye hospitals and holding eye camps in Afro-Asia. 1 in 10 people in Pakistan are blinded due to cataract mostly due to poverty. ECHO sponsored cataract…

Visual Impairment in India and Pakistan

The numbers of visually impaired  in Pakistan are at epidemic levels. 1 in 10 people are visually impaired and more than 2 million are blind in both eyes, predominantly coming from rural areas where there is no access to eye health care service. 2.5 percent of Pakistan citizens suffer from blindness out of which 80% can be treated by through awareness. Cataract…

New website launched

The new Echo website has been launched which aims to promote this new charity and fund Dr Qureshi’s quest to help erradicate treatable eye conditions both in the UK and overseas in countries without the resources to help those in need. We take our eyes for granted, imagine having little or no sight but for…