Kishoreganj Eye Hospital (KEH) a collaborating partner of WHO VISION 2020: Right to sight. Its mission is to provide high quality eye care to the rural poor for prevention and control of avoidable blindness in Bangladesh. It is a secondary eye care provider formally working since 2006 at Kishoreganj district. Its catchments areas covering a population of 25,94,954 from 1794 villages. KEH’s primary target is the grass-roots patients and delivering an intensive eye care services through eye camps and base hospital. It performed different types of surgeries but large volumes of cataract surgeries. Since its inception, the hospital provided the eye care services to 64,691 patients.
Kishoreganj Eye Hospital is a secondary eye care provider in greater Kishoreganj district, endow with the high quality eye care to the 32 million rural folk’s dense seventeen upazillas of Dhaka Division is about 110 km away from the capital. This 20 bedded hospital is build up in 14 May 2006 at the rural environment with the financial and strategic supports from CBM, German. KEH is engage to promote the community ophthalmology to implements the Vison2020 goal is declared by WHO. The hospital has always been at the forefront of every community based ophthalmic care in Kishoreganj has several firsts to its credit. Is engaged in conducting frequent out reach eye camps, free vision screening and awareness rising on eye programs for school children, unprivileged folks of all age group and doing large no of cataract surgeries, for reducing avoidable blindness and early childhood blindness from the region, developed an excellent team of skilled Ophthalmologist and surgeons, to assist in its growth plans.