Cost-Effectiveness of Blindness Prevention Activities
Join the International Eye Foundation on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 12 noon-1:15pm for a Capitol Hill briefing in the House Rayburn Building B-340. Held on World Sight Day, the event will discuss groundbreaking, cost-effective health interventions that have prevented vision loss, such as vitamin A supplementation and cataract surgery. Featured speakers are:
· Kevin Frick, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Global Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
· Louis Pizzarello, M.D., Columbia University, IAPB, Vision 2020/USA (host)
International Eye Foundation is a founding member of Vision2020/USA and is a co-sponsor for the World Sight Day briefing.
To attend, RSVP your attendance to Dina Beaumont at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202)530-4672.
World Sight Day is an international day of awareness held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment.