Diseases & National Health Programme
Conditions that have been identified as immediate priorities within VISION 2020 include the following EXEPT-
a. The ‘Right to Sight’ is the common agenda launched by the WHO and Task Force of International organization to combat blindness, as 80% of global blindness is avoidable.
b. Five conditions that have been identified as immediate priorities within VISION 2020 are -
Refractive errors and Low vision.
The ‘SAFE’ strategy has been developed to combat TRACHOMA
It is being applied in affected areas
SAFE’ is the acronym for
Facial cleanliness, and
It is expected that through ‘SAFE’ strategy it will be possible to eliminate trachoma by year 2020.