Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
Vietnam makes progress in curbing blindness rate Health

Vietnam makes progress in curbing blindness rate

Vietnam has achieved positive results in reducing the rate of blindness, with only 1.8 percent of the country’s population suffering from blindness in 2015, heard conference in HCM City on Nov. 3.
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.