Bringing high-impact, good-quality and low-cost eye care closer to home: a case study of Klinik Katarak-Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia

Health innovation is the creation and implementation of novel processes, products, programmes, policies or systems that lead to transformations or improvements in health and equity. This is the first instalment of "Innovation for Health," a knowledge product series dedicated to showcasing health innovation in the Western Pacific and the roles governments can play. This case study documents the health innovation aimed at achieving equity in access to cataract surgical services in Malaysia, examines its enablers and barriers for further scaling up, and serves as a reference for Member States seeking new approaches to decentralize and deliver services to the unreached.