Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The 2018 International Ophthalmology Congress will host delegates from more than 10 countries to discuss the current and future challenges of the specialty globally, according to its organizers.
The meeting, which will be held from May 3 to 5 at the Havana Convention Center, will bring together specialists from Japan, China, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, the United States, Angola, Mozambique, Chile, and the host country, among other nations, they announced.
Japanese Takayuki Akahoshi, considered one of the most innovative surgeons on the planet, is among the foreign guests.
The scientific sessions will also be honored by the presence of representatives of institutions such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Johns Hopkins University.
Acording to the president of the Cuban Association of Ophthalmology, Juan Raul Hernandez, all the sub-specialties of the discipline will be topics of debate in the event that will be held under the theme: Ocular Health accessible to everyone.
Among other modalities, Ophthalmology 2018 includes conferences, symposiums, electronic posters and video conferences.
The organizers hope that the meeting can demonstrate the need to improve the health of the optical system of the population, as a determinant of social development.