World Sight Day observed in Vietnam Health

World Sight Day observed in Vietnam

The Hanoi-based Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) held a meeting in response to the World Sight Day themed “Eye Care for All” on October 8.
Health

Meeting marks World Sight Day in Hanoi

Vietnam has an estimated 400,000 blind people, 66.1 percent of whom have cataracts, reported the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) in Hanoi on Oct. 8.
Society

Women patients receive free eye treatment

The Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) has provided free eye checks-up and medicine to 150 patients, mostly women, in response to the World Sight Day (WSD) 2009’s theme of gender equality in eye care.
Society

Vietnam-Russia hospital provides free eye checks

The Vietnam-Russia International Ophthalmology Hospital (VRIOH) on Sept. 20 provided free-of-charge eye checks-up and consultancy for children of the Hanoi SOS village, beginning its humanitarian campaign to mark the World Sight Day (Oct. 9).