Jinzhou He Eye Hospital Set up International Cooperation Center in Blindness Prevention and Treatment

2014-05-13

On June 6th 2012, the Sight-recovery Action Base was officially launched and put to use in Jinzhou He Eye Hospital. This was the ophthalmic research and treatment agency possessed with international leading ophthalmologic technologies in the western part of Liaoning province. Besides, it was the first international cooperation center in blindness prevention and treatment built in the western part of Liaoning province.

   As a less developed area, the burden of the prevention and treatment of blindness in western Liaoning is relatively heavy. This building of Sight-recovery Action Base would introduce advanced technology and management experience to ensure the work of prevention and treatment of blindness would be carried out with high qualities by using the pattern of international cooperation.

The base was inaugurated by Mr. Wang Yongqing, the Director of the Bureau 6 of United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee, Mr. Wang Chunsheng, the Deputy Director of United Front Work Department of Liaoning Province, Mr. Liu Fenghai, Mayor of Jinzhou City and Mr. He Wei, the President of the He Eye Hospital jointly. The building of Sight-recovery Action Base was thought highly of by Mrs. Zhang Dan, the Specialist Association Secretary-general of the “One Thousand People” of Central Organization Department, Mrs. Zhang Xingxiang, the President Charity Federation of Liaoning Province, Mr. Cheng Xuehua, the vice Ministry of Organization Department of Party Committee of Liaoning Province, Mr. Dong Degang, the Deputy Director-general of Provincial Bureau of Health and so on. They hope that the base played a full role in blindness prevention and treatment, brought benefits to Jinzhou and even the western part of Liaoning province and was beneficial to Inner Mongolia, Hebei province and the surrounding people.

According to survey, the construction of Sight-recovery Action Base was the strategic layout that finishing the building of the “Three-Level Network for Blindness Prevention and Treatment”. It broke through an important pillar of the western part of Liaoning province. This base was supported by Jinzhou He Eye Hospital. The hospital was the Institute of cooperation in scientific research units and affiliated hospital of Liaoning He Eye Hospital. Besides, the hospital signed an agreement of supplying cornea with the He Eye organization. When set up, the base would first select more than 600 poor patients suffering from the cataract to have a free treatment by the way of welfare salvation.