Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center’s China National Sight Day celebrations

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Report by Dr. Baixiang Xiao, Yangfang Wang and Yuanping Liu, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University. For National Sight Day theme, experts team from Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center showed up on live online programme, talking about popular topics on eye care, mainly on prevention of myopia, basic eye care knowledge for individuals, recognition of retinopathy, artificial…

The Fred Hollows Foundation Celebrates National Eye Care Day in China

It was the 25th National Eye Care Day in China on 6th June 2020. The theme this year is “Vision 2020: focuses on universal eye health”. The Fred Hollows Foundation organized a series of activities to celebrate the day in the country. New project launched in Anhui On National Eye Care Day, The Fred Hollows…

Pass the gift of sight on National Eye Care Day

Country Director, Greater China
Organisation: SightLife

As the theme for this year’s national Eye Care Day, Universal Eye Health includes those with corneal blindness. Corneal opacity is the fourth leading cause of blindness in in China affecting thousands of people. A corneal transplant, replaces the damaged cornea with a healthy cornea tissue from a donor; it is regarded as the ultimate…

HESH hold online show on Prevention and Control of Myopia on China National Sight Day

Director PBL Department He Vision Group
Organisation: Shenyang He Eye Hospital

June 6th was the 25th China National Eye Day. He Eye Specialist Hospital(HESH), as the National Training Base for the Prevention and Treatment of Blindness, Liaoning Provincial Center for Juvenile Myopia Prevention and Control, and one of the ten teams of National Myopia Control Team held an online class with the theme of “Prevention and…

Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center and Clearly Partner to launch kids eye health app

The health implications of the COVID-19 pandemic extend far beyond the coronavirus itself.  Lockdown measures have changed the way we work, interact and learn, and the effect these changes are having on our eyes is poorly understood. What we are certain of is that people are adjusting to working in more constrained environments: face-to-face meetings…

Shanghai holds China’s 25th national eye care day campaign

Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center

Frederick Chen, Orbis International and Wang Jingjing from Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center write on Shanghai’s celebrations. June 6th, 2020 is China’s 25th national “eye care day”, with the theme of “Vision 2020 focuses on general eye health”. 2020 is a landmark year for eye health. In 1999, the World Health Organization (WHO)…

Happy China National Sight Day

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Congratulations to our Members and Stakeholders in China! Each year 6/6 becomes an ever more important day on the IAPB calendar as we join with our Friends in China to celebrate China National Sight Day. This year, even though we can’t be present with you as normal, we are very much celebrating with you in…