“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.
Community leaders gather around a young boy as he receives his dose of liquid Zithromax - the trachoma fighting antibiotic.
The multi-colored stick is used to measure the height of children and determine the correct dosage they should receive. Each color corresponds with a different dosage amount.
Learn more about the effects of trachoma in our latest video: “Focus on Sight: Trachoma” - http://bit.ly/10zUvrO
Photo: Raul Vasquez/ORBIS