Meeting

Dissemination Workshop on Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative


When: March 13, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Diseases, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health
Activity: Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

The dissemination workshop on the National Academies report Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow was held on March 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The event brought 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 featured the following topics:

  • Surveillance and research,
  • Improving awareness and messaging for multiple stakeholders,
  • Improving access and care delivery, and
  • The role of public health.

For further information on the workshop, please visit the committee activity page.


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