“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
Happy World Water Day! A child drinks water in Bonke, Ethiopia. Clean water is essential to preventing the spread of the blinding neglected tropical disease trachoma and is an essential part of the E for Environmental Changes in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) SAFE Strategy. Learn more about trachoma and ORBIS’s work: http://bit.ly/Z79clp
Photo: ORBIS/Mel Maclaine