Eye health action plan focuses on improvement strategies, progress monitoring, effective cooperation

The World Health Organization 2014 to 2019 Global Action Plan for the prevention of avoidable visual impairment, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2013, is being translated into workable programs and practical commitments.

“Our team has met with representatives of the ministries of health in the WHO region of the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean region, in the African region and Western Pacific, and will be shortly in Southeast Asia. In Europe we have been involved in several clinical meetings including the action plan in the agenda,” Ivo Kocur, MD, WHO Medical Officer, Prevention of Blindness and Deafness, said.

Click here to read more of the June cover story in the OSN Europe Digital Edition.

The World Health Organization 2014 to 2019 Global Action Plan for the prevention of avoidable visual impairment, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2013, is being translated into workable programs and practical commitments.

“Our team has met with representatives of the ministries of health in the WHO region of the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean region, in the African region and Western Pacific, and will be shortly in Southeast Asia. In Europe we have been involved in several clinical meetings including the action plan in the agenda,” Ivo Kocur, MD, WHO Medical Officer, Prevention of Blindness and Deafness, said.

Click here to read more of the June cover story in the OSN Europe Digital Edition.