African Vision Research Institute

The African Vision Research Institute (AVRI) is an African-based institute that links intellectuals, institutions, organizations and other personnel in the pursuit of confronting and dealing with the challenges of Africa’s eye health issues. AVRI aims to reduce the burden of blindness in Africa by encouraging research activity which is relevant to the control of eye diseases, human resource development and infrastructural capacity enhancement for increased eye care service delivery. The mission of the Institute is to develop research capacity and appropriate skills in an effort to eliminate visual impairment and avoidable blindness in Africa, in support of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight campaign initiated by the WHO and IAPB in 2000.

Key Areas Of Intervention & Support For Vision 2020 Activities
Other Areas Of Work

*Conducts eye health research *Strengthens and Builds Research Capacity *Provides Post-graduate student supervision and guidance *Assists authors to communicate effectively and scientifically *Promotes, undertakes, and sources resources *Promotes and produces publication of research findings

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Contact Details
Head Office
African Vision Research Institute
172 Umbilo Road
Durban
4001

South Africa
AVRI Website
http://avri.co.za/