CONGRESS OF OPTOMETRY AND VISION RESEARCH (COVR)
The Congress of Optometry and Vision Research (COVR) is initiated from a series of MSU Optometry and Vision Science Exhibition and Seminar (MOVES) held by the Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Management and Science University, Malaysia. This year, it aims to expand and extend to an international level to gather participation from local and international and to promote collaboration and networking among optometry schools, researchers, academicians, practitioners and students within ASEAN. The Congress of Optometry and Vision Research 2019 (COVR2019) focuses on promoting the prevention of blindness issues specifically on the topic of vision rehabilitation where researchers, academicians, practitioners and students exposed to the current trends in preventing blindness at primary, secondary and tertiary level.
Together with the inspiration of sustainable development goals related to health (SDG 3 and SDG4), this Congress is aligned very much with the vision and mission of World Sight Day, Vision 2020 and World Prevention of Blindness. With the objectives to promote and enhance research and networking within the academic community and practitioners and to engage in industry relationships in advance eye and vision care, Management and Science (MSU) will bring together scholars, professionals, practitioners and non-government organisations from various disciplines and specialties and countries. The Congress provides them with a unique platform for sharing the latest knowledge, advancement in technologies and prevalent practices in vision care and visual rehabilitation and providing better accessibility to the quality of care and quality of life to the community local and in ASEAN. In addition to that, this Congress will also provide a platform to optometry students to gather for networking and shaping future education in optometry and vision science.
Department of Optometry and Vision Science (DOVS),
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS) MSU
in collaboration with:
Low Vision and Visual Rehabilitation Committee, Ministry of Health
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