The Ministry Of Education’s Health And Welfare Commission Signed The Responsibility Book For Prevention Of Myopia With 22 Provinces

- Jun 15, 2019-

Recently, the Ministry of Education, the National Health and Health Commission and Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei, Hainan, Chongqing, Guizhou, Yunnan, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, 22 provincial-level people's governments such as Xinjiang and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps signed the "Responsibility Book on Comprehensively Strengthening the Prevention and Control of Children and Adolescents' Myopia". The letter of responsibility is in triplicate. After the completion of the signing, the Ministry of Education, the National Health and Health Commission, and the provincial people's government each hold one copy.


The letter of responsibility clearly stated that the provincial people's government is responsible for implementing the prevention and control measures for children and adolescents in the region, and the main responsible comrades should personally grasp it. The letter of responsibility clarifies that the provincial people's government strengthens organizational leadership, introduces provincial programs, sets up special funds, strengthens institution building, signs responsibility books step by step, strengthens demonstration and guidance, improves school conditions, equips facilities, establishes electronic files, and strengthens Health education, strengthening outdoor physical exercise, strengthening prevention and treatment of myopia, advocating family and school control of electronic products, strengthening evaluation and assessment, and effectively reducing the overall myopia rate of children and adolescents.


The Responsibility Book requires the provincial people's government to set up a provincial-level comprehensive prevention and control team for children and adolescents with myopia, and hold regular meetings to study and promote the prevention and control of children and adolescents' myopia. Before the end of June 2019, the provincial people's government issued a detailed refinement plan for the implementation of the "Implementation Plan" in this province, and clarified the specialized agencies for prevention and control of myopia for children and adolescents at the provincial level. Provincial-level finance specially set up special funds for prevention and control of myopia for children and adolescents. School health will be the focus of public health service system construction, strengthen the construction of health care institutions in primary and secondary schools in the provincial administrative areas, and strengthen the staff and equipment. Select and build a provincial-level child and adolescent myopia prevention and control demonstration or characteristic school.


At the same time, the responsibility book requires the provincial people's government to improve the teaching facilities and conditions, equipped with adjustable desks and postures that meet the standards, to provide students with a learning environment that meets the requirements of eye hygiene, strictly in accordance with ordinary primary and secondary schools, secondary vocational schools. Construction standards, implementation of classrooms, dormitories, libraries (reading rooms) and other lighting and lighting requirements, the use of lighting equipment for vision health, school classroom lighting standards compliance rate of 100%. Accelerate the elimination of the "big class" phenomenon. It is equipped with myopia prevention and control infrastructure and equipment for primary and secondary schools and kindergartens to facilitate the daily development of myopia monitoring and screening. Establish and update the electronic file of children's and adolescents' vision health.


The Responsibility Book requires the provincial people's government to use the media and publicity platform to carry out science education on prevention and control of myopia, to guide parents, families and the whole society to pay attention to prevention and control of myopia, and to guide students to develop good eye behaviors and habits. Effectively implement primary and secondary schools and kindergartens to reduce the burden of excessive academic work, guarantee the time of physical exercise and outdoor activities, and ensure that primary and secondary school students spend more than one hour a day at school. Strictly implement the national sports and health curriculum standards and class hours. Organize and supervise students in an orderly manner during the class to prevent students from continuing to fatigue and use their eyes. We will comprehensively implement the sports homework system for students in the summer and winter vacations, and supervise and inspect the completion of students.