The event saw participation from the local WHO staff and DRC municipal and health authorities, who heard about the government’s commitment to eye health at the highest level. The event and other activities were made possible by the support of Masina Eye Centre COM; This secondary level eye centre is integrated in the PNSOV. Other activities included an Awareness walk by eye centre staff dressed in WSD-themed tee-shirts, who shouted slogans with eye health messages and carried banners. In the Masina’s marketplace, the staff distributed pamphlets with messages on glaucoma and positive stories about sight loss and its aftermath. The Masina Eye Centre also conducted free eye examinations and glasses distributions at three sites. Consultations were preceded by awareness sessions on eye problems and health education on eye health. 357 free consultations were completed, out of them 39 cases of cataract and 48 cases of glaucoma were referred to the main eye hospital.