HON. WENDY C. PHIPPS TO DELIVER OFFICIAL ADDRESS ON WORLD GLAUCOMA DAY, MARCH 12

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 12, 2018 (SKNIS): The Honourable Wendy C. Phipps, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, will officially address the nation on World Glaucoma Day, which is celebrated each year on March 12.
The address will be carried on ZIZ Radio (95.9, 96.1 and 96.9 FM) at 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm on March 12, 2018.

12th March is internationally recognized as World Glaucoma Day, which marks the start of World Glaucoma Week, a collaborative project between World Glaucoma Association and World Glaucoma Patient Association. The aim of the project is to eliminate blindness caused by this disease by raising awareness and alerting on the need of having regular eye check-ups in which the optic nerve is examined.