Four-year-old Xiaolong, from a rural area of southwest China, was diagnosed as having cataracts by visiting doctors and received surgery to correct them with the help of an NGO. Photo: Handout

‘There’s hope for him now’: how a poor rural Chinese boy was saved from going blind

China, the world capital of preventable blindness, is training doctors and working with NGOs to give its rural poor a chance at a clearer, brighter future

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Four-year-old Xiaolong, from a rural area of southwest China, was diagnosed as having cataracts by visiting doctors and received surgery to correct them with the help of an NGO. Photo: Handout
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