Sri Lanka has eyes for the world

Buddhist country has emerged as world's largest donor of corneas to treat damaged vision.

    Many countries around the world struggle to convince citizens to donate their organs for those in need, but that is not the case in Sri Lanka.
     
    The nation has become the world's biggest provider of corneas, possibly because of its Buddhist religious traditions. 
     
    Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports.
     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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