A pilot program supported by the central government has been launched in He Eye Care System

Financially supported by the central government, the pilot program for the prevention of comprehensive eye diseases of community elderly people in Liaoning has been operated in Shenyang, Dalian, Jinzhou, Huludao and Tieling He Eye Hospitals. On March, 28th, the opening ceremony of the program was co-held by Liaoning Provincial Civil Affairs Department, Delos Foundation International and Shenyang He Eye Hospital. 


The program aims to eliminate preventable blindness of elderly people in communities in Liaoning province, covers cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other common eye diseases. After the successful completion of the Stage I project in 2012, this is the second year in a row for Delos Foundation and He Eye Care System to be supported by the central government. In 2013, an estimated number of 13,000 people will benefit from this program.