The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Anti-Blindness Committee, in response to the disturbing results of the survey that was conducted earlier in the Libyan southern region regarding glaucoma.

The agreement was signed on behalf of the Director of the NCDC, Haider Al-Sayah, while on the side of the Committee, the Chairman Abu Bakr Tarina signed in a ceremony attended by the Director of the Office of Research and Scientific Committees, the Director of the Technical Support Office, and the Director of the Noncommunicable Diseases Department.

The two sides agreed to provide necessary tools and to develop an urgent strategy for the prevention, control and treatment of eye diseases in general and glaucoma in particular in southern Libya and the rest of the region.