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Eye to future as the Western Pacific endorses regional eye health plan Eye to future as the Western Pacific endorses regional eye health plan

Eye to future as the Western Pacific endorses regional eye health plan

The World Health Organization’s Western Pacific representatives have thrown their support behind a draft action plan to make eye health and avoidable blindness a higher priority.

Delegates at a conference in the Philippines say eye care needs to be a key part of any public health agenda.

More than 10 million people in the region are blind and up to 90 million suffer from visual impairment.

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