Helen Keller International

Medical Eye Care
New York, NY, USA
Project Title: Factors Influencing Eye Health Seeking Behavior of Women in Bangladesh with Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) Website: http://hki.org

About the Grantee

Founded in 1915, Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the world’s vulnerable by combating the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.

Purpose of the Grant

To undertake a field study to investigate the barriers that Bangladeshi women face in accessing screening and treatment services for diabetic retinopathy and to identify practical strategies for overcoming these barriers.




12 months

Grant Regions

International, South Asia