Na­tional eye health pro­gram in po­si­tion

China Daily (USA) - - POLICY REVIEW -

The Na­tional Health and Fam­ily Plan­ning Com­mis­sion is­sued a five-year na­tional eye health pro­gram, which aims to im­prove the preven­tion and treat­ment of eye dis­eases, re­cruit more med­i­cal ex­per­tise, col­lect dig­i­tal­ized data, and cre­ate a gov­ern­ment-led co­op­er­a­tive mech­a­nism joined by non-Stated-owned par­ties. The coun­try aims to make sure at least 90 per­cent of its pre­fec­ture hos­pi­tals are able to con­duct cataract surg­eries in­de­pen­dently by 2020.

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