15:42 - NON-SIGHTED PEOPLE: INTERNATIONAL STUDY MEETING AT THE VATICAN
The Non-Sighted Person: ‘Master, I Want to See (Mk 10:51) is the theme of the International Study Meeting organized by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers (PCOS) and the Good Samaritan Foundation. The Meeting is to be held on 4 and 5 May in the St. Pius X Hall in Via della Conciliazione, Rome. The meeting will offer an in-depth analysis of the theological-pastoral and medical-scientific aspects of the treatment of non-sighted and partially-sighted persons, taking into account that, according to the World Health Organisation, 314 million people worldwide are severely visually impaired (of these, 45 million are blind and 269 million have low vision). For more information, please visit www.holyseeforhealth.org.