REPUBLIC OF KENYA

President Uhuru Kenyatta set to launch Eye Care services project

       

Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache has today, on behalf of the Ministry, signed the Data Processing Assurance Agreement with Peek Vision Limited. The signing sets stage for the Launch of Vision .Impact (Eye Care Services) Project by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, next month.

The project to be rolled out in 10 Counties will deploy a smartphone technology “Peek Technology” that will be used by teachers and Community Health Workers to detect eye problems at the grassroots level.

The project is an initiative of the Ministry of Health in collaboration with Peek Vision Limited and Christian Blind Mission. It will be implemented in conjunction with the Ministries of Education and Social Protection.

The counties to benefit from the pilot include Kajiado, Kakamega, Mombasa, Kwale, Vihiga, Meru, Embu, Kiambu, Bomet and Nakuru.