An eye doctor from central Huế City was honoured last month as an Eye Health Hero for his dedication in restoring the sight of hundreds of visually impaired children.
Standard Chartered Bank Việt Nam (SCB), in collaboration with NGO Orbis Việt Nam and Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Eye Hospital, organised an eye-care camp on Sunday in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved the national strategy for blindness prevention until 2020, with a vision to 2030.
Forty-seven poor patients from the Mekong Delta region last week received free cataract surgery at FV Hospital’s Ophthalmology Ward in HCM City.
Hồ Chí Minh City and the Mekong Delta region are witnessing a worrying uptick in the number of diabetic patients, and with this, a heightened risk diabetic eye diseases (diabetic retinopathy).
Fred Hollow Foundation (FHF) and Standard Chartered Bank will finance a free eye screening project for more than 7,500 primary school students in the central city in the 2016-18 period.