The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a public workshop on March 13, 2017, at the National Academy of Sciences Building (2101 Constitution Avenue, NW) in Washington, D.C. to discuss short- and long-term strategies in response to the 2016 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report, Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow. This event will also be available via webcast.
The workshop will bring together multiple stakeholders in interactive discussions to explore common ground and different approaches to respond to and implement recommendations from the report, aiming to advance the field of eye and vision health and to reduce vision impairment.
The workshop will feature the following topics:
Surveillance and research,
Improving awareness and messaging for multiple stakeholders,
Improving access and care delivery, and
The role of public health.
To register, visit: http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/Activities/PublicHealth/ReduceVisionImpairment/2017-MAR-13.aspx