Keynote Lecture Freitag

Keynote Speaker am Freitag 9.10.2020:
Adrian Hopkins

Einleitung: Hans Hoerauf (Göttingen)

Vision 2020 has been a remarkably successful advocacy programme aimed at blindness prevention for the last 20 years.  As we look back on the impact of the programme globally the trend of the increasing prevalence of blindness is flattening. The particular problems such as glaucoma and diabetic eye disease, as well as increasing myopia that now confront low and middle income countries are those that confront countries in the “north.” Can we manage these problems on a global scale?