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Sights saving month: Vision 2020

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PURSUANT to Proclamation No. 40, which was signed into law by the then President Ramon Magsaysay on July 5, 1954, the month of August is observed as the National Sight Saving Month in the Philippines.

Historically speaking, the enactment of PN 40 was triggered by the result of a preliminary survey made by the Philippine Eye Bank in the late 1940s that showed that a staggering 40,000 visually-impaired Filipinos could have saved their sight should necessary precautions had been undertaken.



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