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A Workshop on the Report, Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

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.

The event 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.

Information on the meeting and registration are now available on our webpage. The agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date. More information about the report and committee is available on the activity page.