Kids Insight: Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association and partners preparing to address vision needs of Saint Lucian children

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Kids Insight: Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association and partners preparing to address vision needs of Saint Lucian children

(PRESS RELEASE) — The next Kids Insight programme is scheduled for January 2020 and parents, guardians and caregivers are being informed by the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) that they can come forward to register their children for eye health care at the offices of the SLBWA at San Souci, Castries.

Kids Insight, a joint project of the (SLBWA), the Lions Clubs of St. Lucia, and West Virginia University (WVU) Eye Institute, addresses the vision needs of children in Saint Lucia with blinding eye conditions. Kids Insight offers a comprehensive approach to pediatric eye problems, including surgical, medical, educational, and rehabilitation needs.

Every year since 2003, a committed team of ophthalmic specialists from West Virginia, USA has volunteered their time and expertise to help children in Saint Lucia. The work completed during their visit is the result of year-long planning, organization, and hard work from Saint Lucia and the West Virginia Eye Institute.

Parents, guardians, and caregivers can visit or call the SLBWA at telephone numbers 452-4691, 285-5361, or 720-9941. She is available Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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