More than meets the eye

A British charity is launching a new initiative to treat 1 million people in developing countries suffering from cataracts, a nonpreventable but treatable disease. But is it enough? We spoke to a surgeon who conducted an operation webcast live from Malawi.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.