He Wei, director of He Eye Specialist Hospital, won the "China Charity Award"!
The "China Charity Award" is the highest government award in the field of public welfare and philanthropy in China. The evaluation is based on the "method of selection and recognition of the ‘China Charity Award’" and the "10th China Charity Award" evaluation and commendation work program. After recommendation by the relevant parties, deliberation by the jury and online voting, consultation with relevant departments, deliberation by the Office of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, public announcement, etc., 28 role models of charity, 49 charitable projects (charitable trusts), 37 donation enterprises and 16 individuals stood out.
Never forget the original aspirations; serve the country with science and technology.
During his study abroad for his doctorate, Dr. He Wei returned to China every year for free clinic. In the 23 years since the establishment of He Eye Group, Dr. He Wei has led the team to introduce international leading technology and set "science and technology in service of the country and the people" as the group's development strategy. The painless cataract technique was used to restore the brightness of more than 100,000 poor patients. Gene technology was used to used for public welfare gene screening for blind children and families in Liaoning, Guizhou and other provinces.
Dr. He Wei has also established Liaoning Ho's Medical College, Shenyang He Eye Group. He introduced a large number of overseas high-end talents, adhere to independent research and development, innovation and development strategy. And he set up the Light of Care Blindness Prevention Foundation to lead and advocate all sectors of the community to participate in philanthropy.
In recent years, under the leadership of Dr. He Wei, the "precision medical and accurate poverty alleviation" model established by He Eye Group has been extended to many provinces throughout the country. This year, He Eye Group signed deals with many African countries to export technology and train talents for Africa, taking the cause of "high-tech for public welfare" to the world.
Technology benefits the people and creates a bright dream
In October 1996, Dr. He Wei conducted public welfare surgery for Wang Qiuxian, the gateball champion of the National Paralympic Games, who was studying at a school for blind people. Ten years later, he operated on her daughter, 4-month-old Xiao Tianyi, who had congenital cataracts. The surgery gives Tian Yi a bright childhood.
As early as the beginning of the establishment of the He Eye Hospital, Dr. He Wei was the first to carry out day-time cataract surgery in China and applied it for public welfare. Poor patients can opt for not to be hospitalized. Such painless cataract surgery has greatly improved the efficiency of public welfare. In 2001, with the support of the Liaoning Provincial Government and the Liaoning Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League, Chaoyang County, China's first cataract-free county, was established.
After the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, Dr. He Wei first organized He Eye’s medical team to join the rescue in the disaster area, donating medical supplies and drugs