New actions under Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness campaign held in Benin and Chad

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Baku, Azerbaijan, July 22

Trend:

AIDA Agency within the frame of strategic cooperation with Islamic Development Bank has jointly carried out humanitarian actions under the Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness campaign in Benin and Chad in June 2014.

A total of 11,640 persons with problems in their eyesight have benefited from free eye examinations out of which 506 persons in Benin and 835 persons in Chad have undergone surgery and had their sight restored, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend.

These humanitarian actions, where AIDA agency participated, were highly appreciated by the governments of both countries and were extensively covered by the local media.

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