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November 3, 2005 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Celebrates World Sight Day Around the Globe.

New York – Helen Keller International (HKI) celebrated World Sight Day on October 13th with events in all three of the regions where the organization works: Africa, the Americas and Asia.  VISION 2020 launched the first World Sight Day five years ago in an effort to raise awareness about eye care and the prevention and management of blindness.  HKI is one of the founding members of VISION 2020, a joint initiative of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and the World Health Organization created to eliminate avoidable blindness.

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