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Al Nahdha Observes World Sight Day

Al Nahdha Observes World Sight Day

Al Nahdha Observes World Sight Day


In line with the World Sight Day (WSD) celebrations that comes on the second Thursday of October of every year, Al Nahdha Hospital represented by the Ophthalmology Department organized today Thursday an awareness event under the theme “Consider Your Eyes’ Health”.

The awareness exhibition was held at the hospital’s main entrance under the patronage of H.E. Sayyed Dr. Sultan Y’arub Al Busaidi, Ministry of Health Advisor for Health Affairs. Various authorities took part in this event including Al Noor Association for the Blind, Oman Team, and number of Pharmaceutical Companies.   

The exhibition comprised of several activities such as sight checkups corner and eye pressure measurement, in addition to educational and awareness materials on eye health and safety.

It is worth to mention that the WSD is observed to raise public awareness of blindness and vision impairment as major international public health issues.