Project Details

  • PSDP/ADP No. of Project:556
  • PSDP/ADP year:2016-17
  • Total Budget:Rs. 95.445 million for three years
  • Total Expenditure:Nil as no funds have been released in the CFY 2016-17
  • Total Allocation:Rs. 24.824 million for the CFY 2016-17

Project Objectives

  • Prevent blindness in over 200000 people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by up-gradation of eye departments of remaining tertiary care hospitals, and meeting some specific needs of the DHQ hospitals in the province.
  • Screening of 7500 patients and cataract surgeries of 1500 patients in three years of the project.
  • Up-gradation of Eye Department in terms of provision of equipment in the remaining DHQ/THQ and meeting the deficiencies in the upgraded districts.
  • To address the issue of Cataract, Diabetic Retinopathy and Childhood Blindness.
  • Capacity building of ophthalmologists, in particular, the Mid-level healthcare personnel through training.
  • Provision of Repair & Maintenance facilities for ophthalmology equipment
  • Strengthening of CEC Cell of PICO for effective, implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation of eye care programs and Community Development.