The surprising power of eye-care as a developmental agenda
Kovin is CEO of the Brien Holden Vision Institute. He is also chairperson of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness in Africa, and associate professor of optometry at the University of KwaZulu Natal. A former student leader and political activist, Kovin has been revolutionising the delivery of eye care in disadvantaged communities all over the world. He is dedicated to developing research capacity in Africa, and to this end, founded the African Vision Research Institute, which has supported 70 post-graduate students to date.
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