is eye disease caused when pressure builds up inside the eye, damaging the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain. If it’s not treated in time, it can cause irreversible blindness.
For glaucoma, the service delivery will include screening for glaucoma among high-risk patients, provision of equipment and instruments for diagnosis and surgery of glaucoma, strengthening/establishment of national glaucoma center in selected member countries and capacity development of eye health workers at the primary and secondary level.