Aravind ‘s innovative business model allows us to pay the same high quality of care for all patients regardless of their ability to give without donations. The organization promotes local businesses in sponsoring eye hospitals, and subsidizes care for the poor through fees from paying patients and global sales of eye care products. – ‘Ensuring access to the world’s poorest people to basic health care is an ongoing challenge in global health,’said Dr. Nils Daulaire, president of the Global Health Council. ‘Aravind has demonstrated that there are ways to do good and are committed to providing the highest quality service, use of the latest use of the latest technologies and scientific progress. ‘.
Founded by Dr. Venkataswamy in 1976, Aravind saved millions of people in India of debilitating blindness. Cataracts account for more than half the cases of blindness in India. Carried out last year, Aravind provided outpatient care to approximately 2.4 million patients and more than 280,000 surgeries. Thanks in part to Aravind ‘s efforts, the estimated number of blind people in India fell from 8.9 million in 1990 to 6.7 million in 2002, a decrease of 25 percent. Continue reading “The organization promotes local businesses in sponsoring eye hospitals.”