Sightsavers Have Become The Guardian Angels of Eyesight

UK based charity is helping people all over the world recover or retains their eyesight whether it’s from cataracts or physical injury Sightsavers has been successful in caring for those who are losing their sense of sight. Their primary goal is to solve all preventable causes of blindness and offer proper support for those who cannot have their sight restored, but still need to retain some independence.

Sightsavers has found that with thirty-nine million blind people across the world around eighty percent of those people could have prevented their blindness with proper care that would have been low-cost. Sightsavers has successfully treated two-hundred million people over the course of sixty years performing seven-million operations to save patients sight.

Each year one hundred-fifty thousand primary care workers are trained every year form volunteers and specialists to cataracts surgeons that work towards a common goal in over thirty countries. People in remote areas are also considered along with the poorest of the poor as they need aid more than anyone else. Health teams are sent to these areas to do eye exams in order to diagnose and treat people in larger numbers and help as many as possible.

When holding these exams patients are checked for cataracts (cloudy pupils) and trachoma, a condition which causes the eyelids to turn inward making eyelashes scratch the eye and can be painful for those afflicted. These health teams are able to diagnose patients during their eye exams and quickly get those in need to a hospital where they are able to get the procedures they need to retain or save their eyesight.

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In Africa, community volunteers are trained by Sightsavers partners to distribute medication, Mectizan which protects against river blindness resulting from being bitten by black flies. Those volunteers are taught how to properly determine dosage and keep a record of how much is administered to who. The last part of volunteer training involves spread information about eye care to their community.


Canadian Businessman Louis Chenevert Accomplishes His Dreams at UTC

Louis Chenevert is a Canadian businessman and a prominent business executive in North America. He is the immediate former CEO of United Technologies Corporation. This is one of the biggest business conglomerates in the world. UTC has many businesses under its management. As the CEO he was in charge of all of them. The largest company under the business is Pratt & Whitney, a company that produces jet engines. It is the biggest producer of the geared turbofan engine. The engine has been one of the biggest income earners every year since it was invented. It is being used in commercial and military jets.

Louis Chenevert joined the aerospace industry in 1993 after making a switch from the auto industry. He was previously working in the auto industry. He was at General Motors production plant in Canada. At GM he learned the vital lessons which enabled him to shine in the aerospace industry. He learned how fast production system should be run. At GM, they were producing one vehicle in one minute. This kind of production required a manager who was keen with precision since a minor mistake could lead to huge wastages. He worked with GM for 14 years. When the time for moving on came, he decided to join the aerospace industry where he did very well.

Louis Chenevert has a good foundation in production management. Before he joined GM, he had a degree in production management. He was therefore ready for the industry. His experience in the industry was just sharpening what he had learned in class. To make it even better, from a young age, he always wanted to make an impact. He always wanted to make it big in business. He knew that his heart was in business and that is where he was determined to take his career.

Louis Chenevert performed all his roles for different organizations he has worked for diligently. He also made sure that everything in the businesses he was working for was going on according to the plans. He was determined to become an accomplished businessman and at the end that is what he has proved.