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News - 2018

Peek in Botswana conducts eye health screening at SOS Children's Village

Over 100 children were screened at the SOS Children's Village in Tlokweng near Gaborone, Botswana in April. Candy Khohliwe from Peek in Botswana reports.

Vision for the Commonwealth - what’s next?

Earlier this year 53 Heads of Government agreed for the first time to ensure all their citizens have access to quality eye care. Peek CEO Dr Andrew Bastawrous explains the significance of this historic commitment in a new blog.

Peek vision screening boosts children’s eye health care

The Peek school eye health system has more than doubled the proportion of children attending follow-up appointments in a trial comparing it to conventional eye health screening, according to new research published in The Lancet Global Health.

Important product update: Peek Acuity vision check app

We have discovered that some Android devices are misreporting pixel density, a measure of a device’s screen resolution. We have released an update which will allow you to check whether your device is affected.  We’re also working on a new way to produce accurately sized letters in Android devices which doesn’t rely on pixel density [Page updated 25 May 2018].

Commonwealth Governments commit to vision for all

At their Heads of Government meeting in the United Kingdom (CHOGM), Commonwealth leaders have agreed for the first time to take action to ensure all citizens have access to quality eye care.

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“When you meet people and you can solve their problem, it’s a great feeling - it is not just my joy, but the joy of the patient. And when you share their joy then that is double joy.”

Dr Hillary Rono

Ophthalmologist and Peek Kenya Country Manager