A recent report from Peking University indicated that by 2020, the incidence of myopia in Chinese population will be as high as 50%, among which the high myopia population will be as high as 70 million. At the same time, according to the statistics of world health organization, China is the country with the highest incidence of myopia among teenagers in the world. However, children and adolescents in some remote and poor areas cannot get timely screening and correction, which may directly affect their normal learning, resulting in loss of confidence and serious long-term consequences. The visual health of young children has become a serious problem that affects the national quality of our country in the future. To this end, the ministry of education and the national health and health commission recently jointly drafted the implementation plan for comprehensive prevention and control of children and youth myopia (draft for public consultation). The draft stipulates that the prevention and control of myopia in children and adolescents, the overall myopia rate and the physical health status of children and adolescents should be included in the government performance assessment indicators. Local people's governments at all levels are strictly forbidden to assess education administrative departments and schools solely on the basis of student examination results and school enrollment rate.
The draft also identified comprehensive prevention and control objectives:
By 2023, the overall myopia rate of children and adolescents nationwide will be lowered by more than 0.5 percentage points per year on the basis of 2018, and the rate of myopia in provinces with high incidence will be lowered by more than 1 percentage point per year.
By 2030, the realization of the national children new myopia rate significantly decreased, the overall level of the child and adolescent health vision significantly increased, 6 years old children myopia rate control at about 3%, pupils myopia rate dropped to below 38%, junior middle school students myopia rate dropped to below 60%, high myopia rate dropped to below 70%, the national standard of student physique healthy standard proficiency of more than 25%.http://www.gift-package.com/