The Preliminary Meeting for Summary Assessment of “build the province (city)-county-village three-level eye disease network in Liaoning province" was Holding in Shenyang Successfully

2016-04-07

    In order to do well in "Sightfirst China Action" project phase Ⅲ——" build the province (city)-county-village three-level eye disease network in Liaoning province ", the preliminary meeting for summary assessment was held in Shenyang of Liaoning Province. During the meeting, the project office and other units from Liaoning province communicated with experts on the evaluation plan and relevant contents, all the leaders and experts at present gave highly appreciate of the project work undertaken.

    There are 5 million people losing their eyesight for cataract in our country, and the number is still increasing by 0.5 million per year. For improving this condition, between July, 1997 to June 2007, China Disabled Persons' Federation, China Ministry of Health and Lions Club International established the first and second stage of "Sightfirst China Action" project and achieved good results.

    On this basis, in order to improve basic eye disease prevention ability and search for multiple province-county-country eye disease prevention and treatment experimental unit mode, "Sightfirst China Action" project phase Ⅲ——" build the province (city)-county-village three-level eye disease network in Liaoning province "started in October, 2011, which has exploratory contribution for establishing three-stage network of blindness prevention.