SiB Star: ZHAO Lei, Ophthalmologist of No. 3 People’s Hospital of Datong City, China

Nominated by Orbis & Perkins

“I am always available visually impaired children; I have a special feeling to children or little patients; Be patient to them, be grateful to child eye health so I need to work harder!” –From Dr. Zhao

“Dr. Zhao Lei from Datong was amazing with all the children. He took time from his busy hospital work schedule to travel with us to the counties. He was an important part of our homevisits (to children with multiple disabilities)……His style with the children and their families is warm, welcoming and enthusiastic. The children wanted to work with him and he was able to get functional vision information that will help to give the children and their families important information for learning and being part of their communities” -– From Lisa Jacob (the project coordinator of Perkins)