Saturday, November 27, 2010

Jackie Opens Children's Eye Hospital Chengdu

After arriving in Chengdu early this morning Jackie attended the opening of the WEO Jackie Chan Children's Eye Center at the Sichuan University Hospital in Chengdu. WEO stands for the World Eye Organisation and Jackie is the Chairman of their International Advisory Board.

CHENGDU Nov. 27 (Xinhua Liu, Yang Hua) in Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan and charitable people support the World Eye Organization, the "Children's Eye Center, Jackie Chan," 27, located in West China Hospital of Sichuan University in Chengdu unveiled . The center will further attract domestic and foreign advanced technology and capital to participate in children's eye disease prevention and control of public welfare activities, and conduct of orphans and disabled, children in poverty and disaster survey and control eye.

Currently a large number of eye patients in Sichuan did not receive timely treatment. Especially after the earthquake, Huaxi Hospital for Children has hit several in-depth eye survey found that patients need social assistance and child care.

Earlier, West China Hospital of Sichuan University and the World Eye Organization to successful cooperation, "prevention of blindness, cure the blind welfare activities." On this basis, the Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan Charitable people and the World Eye Organization Chairman Mr Mark Lin of the strong support of the "West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Jackie Chan, the World Children's Eye Center Ophthalmology Organization" to be established.






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